On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • George Winston, American pop-instrumental pianist and composer (Autumn; December; Winter Into Spring), born in Hart, Michigan
  • Ira Newborn, American orchestra leader (Manhattan Transfer), born in NYC, New York
  • José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, Nobel laureate
1949 Highlights

About December 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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