On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • GĂ©rard Mestrallet, French businessman (Engie), born in Paris, France
  • Gill Scott-Heron, American writer and singer (Whitey on the Moon), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • Paul Manafort, American political consultant (Trump campaign chairman), born in New Britain, Connecticut
  • Sammy Nelson, Irish soccer left back (51 caps Northern Ireland; Arsenal), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
1949 Highlights

About April 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries