On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Fariborz Lachini, Iranian-Canadian composer, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Gene Simmons [Chaim Witz], Israeli-American rock guitarist (KISS, Rock and Roll All Nite), born in Tirat Carmel, Israel
  • Henry Paul, American southern rock and county guitarist and singer (Outlaws - "Green Grass And High Tides"; Blackhawk), born in Kingston, New York
  • John Savage, American actor (The Deer Hunter, Maria's Lovers), born in Old Bethpage, New York
  • Martin Amis, English novelist (London Fields), born in Swansea, Wales
1949 Highlights

About August 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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