What Happened on May 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Council of Europe forms
  • KGO TV channel 7 in San Francisco, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Statute of Council of Europe drawn up
  • Tiger 2nd baseman Charlie Gehringer selected to Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Bergman, actress (Agent 69), born in Stockholm, Sweden