On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Actman, American actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Mary Maples Dunn, American college president (Smith College), born in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Seymour Hicks, British actor and theatrical impresario (Scrooge), dies at 78
  • Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC President during WWII), dies
1949 Highlights

About April 6, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries