On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1949

Historical Events

  • 6.4 Earthquake strikes Tungurahua Province, Ecuador, killing 5,000 people
1949 Highlights

About August 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo