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
  • Stan Hansen, American pro wrestler, 1973-2001 (most successful gaijin in Japanese pro wrestling history), born in Knox City Texas
Born in 1949
1949 Highlights

About August 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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