On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1949

Historical Events

  • Bhutan, land of Dragon, becomes an independent monarchy

Famous Birthdays

  • Airrion Love, American singer (Stylistics - "16 Bars")
  • Bela Magyari, Hungarian cosmonaut
  • Keith Carradine, San Mateo California, actor (Young Guns, Pretty Baby)
  • Ricardo LondoƱo, Colombian racing driver
1949 Highlights

About August 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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