On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Kurmanbek Bakiyev, 2nd President of Kyrgyzstan (2005-10), born in Masadan, Kyrgyzstan
  • Nigel Finch, English TV director and film-maker, born in Tenterden, Kent (d. 1995)
1949 Highlights

About August 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo