On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1949

Historical Events

  • 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chiang Kai-shek flees to Taiwan

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Waits, American rocker and songwriter (Blue Valentine), born in Pomona, California
1949 Highlights

About December 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius