On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances
  • Burma recognizes People's Republic of China

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Rodgers, Engl, rocker (Bad Company-Feel Like Makin Love, Firm)
  • Sotiris Kaiafas, Cypriot footballer

Famous Deaths

  • David Stanley Smith, American composer (Merrymount), dies at 72