On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Transjordan is officially renamed the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Bianchi, Argentinian footballer and coach (VĂ©lez Sarsfield), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler, born in Stone Mountain, Georgia (d. 1995)
  • Jimmy Hall, American rocker (Wet Willie), born in Birmingham, Alabama