On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Chinese Red army conquers Nanjing
  • Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in San Francisco
  • Netherlands annexes Elten & Tudderen

Famous Birthdays

  • Blair Brown, American actress (Altered States, Molly Dodd), born in Washington, D.C.
  • John Miles, British vocalist and musician (John Miles Band-Rebel, Zaragon), born in Jarrow, County Durham, England
  • Joyce DeWitt, American actress (Janet Wood-Three's Company), born in Wheeling, West Virginia