On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1949

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

  • US National Military Establishment renamed Depertment of Defense

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Johnson, American country singer (Diamond Rio - "Meet in the Middle"), born in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania
1949 Highlights

About August 10, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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