What Happened on December 28, 1949

Historical Events

  • 20th Century Fox announces it will produce TV programs

Famous Birthdays

  • Gheorghe Berceanu, Romanian Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold light-flyweight 1972, silver 1976; World C'ship gold 1969, 72), born in C├órna, Romania (d. 2022)
Born in 1949

Famous Deaths

  • Hervey Allen, American writer and poet (Anthony Adverse), dies at 60
  • Ivie Anderson, American swing jazz singer (Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1931-42), dies of complications from chronic asthma at 45 [1]
  • 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? 73 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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