On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1949

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce E Melnick, American Cmdr USCG/astronaut (STS 41, STS 49), born in NYC, New York
  • Enrico Pieranunzi, Italian classically trained jazz pianist, and composer, born in Rome, Italy
  • Lanny Wadkins, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1977), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Lewis Arlt, American actor (Littlest Victims, Ken-Another World), born in Kingston, New York
  • Ray Comfort, New Zealand evangelist, born in Christchurch, New Zealand
1949 Highlights

About December 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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