On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1949

Historical Events

  • USSR performs its first nuclear test at Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Wiegold, British composer (Earth & Stars; Kafka's Wound), born in Ilford, Essex, England
1949 Highlights

About August 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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