What Happened on August 16, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill "Sputnik" Spooner, American rock guitarist (The Tubes - "Talk To Ya Later"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Naseeruddin Shah, Indian actor (Zinda Bhaag, Masoom, Paar), born in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
Born in 1949

Famous Deaths

Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)

American author (Gone With The Wind), dies at 48

1949 Highlights

About August 16, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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