On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1949

Historical Events

  • Transjordan is officially renamed the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Bianchi, Argentine soccer forward and coach (14 caps; VĂ©lez Sarsfield, Boca Juniors), 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
1949 Highlights

About April 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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