On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1949

Historical Events

  • 20th Century Fox announces it will produce TV programs

Famous Deaths

  • Hervey Allen, American writer and poet (Anthony Adverse), dies at 60
  • Jack Lovelock, New Zealand athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m 1936), dies in rail accident at 39
1949 Highlights

About December 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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