What Happened on December 19, 1949

Historical Events

  • Luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Gareloch, Scotland
  • WJW TV channel 8 in Cleveland, Ohio (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudia A Kolb, American 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic silver 1964)
  • Lenny White, American jazz-fusion drummer (Return to Forever), born in Queens, New York City
  • Nancy Kyes, American actress
  • Sebastian [Knud Torben Christensen], Danish musician and composer, born in S√łnderborg, Denmark
1949 Highlights

About December 19, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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