What Happened on December 21, 1949

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Samson and Delilah", directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring Hedy Lamarr and Victor Mature, premieres in New York

  • Dutch 1st Chamber accept sovereignty of Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikolaos Sifounakis, Greek politician, born in Rethymno, Greece
  • Thomas Sankara, Burkinab√© revolutionary and politician, President of Burkina Faso (1983-87), born in Yako, Upper Volta (d. 1987)
Born in 1949

About December 21, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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