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? 72 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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