On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

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, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland