What Happened on April 7, 1949

Historical Events

Music History

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical "South Pacific", starring Ezio Pinza and Mary Martin opens at Majestic Theater, NYC; runs for 1928 performances and wins 10 Tony Awards

Famous Birthdays

  • John Oates, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Hall & Oates - "Rich Girl"; "Maneater"), born in NYC, New York
  • Patricia Paay [Anglaia Margareth Paaij], Dutch singer (You Are Not Hip), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
Born in 1949
1949 Highlights

About April 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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