What Happened on August 24, 1949

Historical Events

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Lee Fisher [Tingle], American chemist, emergency physician and astronaut (STS 51-A), born in St Albans, New York
  • Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing; Murphy Brown - "Frank"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Stephen Paulus, American composer (To Be Certain of the Dawn) and co-founder of the American Composer's Forum, born in Summit, New Jersey (d. 2014)
1949 Highlights

About August 24, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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