On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Musema, Rwandan genocidaire, born in Byumba, Rwanda
  • Diana Nyad, American journalist and long-distance swimmer (1st to swim Bahamas to Fla-1979), born in NYC, New York
  • Doug Bair, American baseball player, born in Defiance, Ohio
  • Þórarinn Eldjárn, Icelandic writer (The Blue Tower), born in Reykjavik, Iceland
1949 Highlights

About August 22, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo