What Happened on April 25, 1949

Historical Events

  • Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse" premieres in Basel

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician, born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • James Fenton, English poet and journalist, born in Lincoln, England
  • Michael Brown, American musician and songwriter (Don't Walk Away Renee), born in New York City (d. 2015)
  • Vicente PernĂ­a, Argentine footballer, born in Tandil, Argentina
  • Watermelon Slim [William Homans], American blues musician (The Wheel Man), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Jankel Adler, Polish painter and printmaker, dies at 53
1949 Highlights

About April 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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