On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1949

Historical Events

  • Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed in Washington, D.C.
  • WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Lingle, American rock guitarist (The Four Seasons, 1979-93), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Michael Fennelly, American musician (The Millennium, Crabby Appleton), born in New York, New York
  • Shing-Tung Yau, Hong Kong-born American mathematician, born in Shantou, Guangdong Province, China
1949 Highlights

About April 4, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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