On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1949

Historical Events

  • Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game
  • WTVN (now WSYX) TV channel 6 in Columbus, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Collins, American actor (True Identity), voice actor (Cobra Commander-G.I. Joe) and comedian, born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 1994)
  • Don Boudria, Canadian politician (MP for Glengarry–Prescott–Russell), born in Hull, Quebec, Canada
  • Peter Maffay, Romanian-German musician, born in Brașov, Romania
  • Ted Ammon, American financier and investment banker, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fielder, English cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies at 72
1949 Highlights

About August 30, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo