What Happened on August 2, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • "Fat" Larry James, American R&B drummer and bandleader (Fat Larry's Band), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Bertalan Farkas, Hungarian cosmonaut (Soyuz 36/35), born in Gyulah√°za, Hungary
  • James Fallows, American writer and journalist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Madeleine Smith, English actress (Vampire Lovers), born in Sussex, England
Born in 1949
1949 Highlights

About August 2, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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