What Happened on April 15, 1949

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri

Famous Birthdays

  • Alla Pugacheva, Russian singer, born in Moscow
  • Craig Zadan, American film producer, born in Miami, Florida

Famous Deaths

Wallace BeeryWallace Beery (1886-1949)

American circus performer (Ringling Brothers Circus) & actor (Alias a Gentleman, Dinner at 8), dies from a heart attack at 64

1949 Highlights

About April 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries