On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1949

Historical Events

  • UN International Court of Justice holds Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel and awards Britain damages

Famous Birthdays

  • (David Allan) "Chico" Ryan, American rock bassist and singer (Sha Na Na), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Steve Gadd, American jazz and rock session drummer (Paul Simon - "Late In The Evening"; "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover"; Steely Dan - "Aja"'), born in Irondequoit, New York
1949 Highlights

About April 9, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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