On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1949

Historical Events

  • Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run
  • Duncan Stewart, 2nd British Governor of Sarawak is fatally stabbed in the streets of Sibu by Malay student Rosli Dhoby with help from Morshidi Sidek with the goal of helping neighbouring Indonesia to take over British Sarawak

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges, American actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born Australian actress (Superman 3, Sat Night Live), born in Takapuna, Auckland
1949 Highlights

About December 4, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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