What Happened on February 10, 1949

Historical Events

Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller's stage drama "Death of a Salesman", starring Lee J. Cobb and Arthur Kennedy, and directed by Elia Kazan, opens at Morosco Theatre, NYC; runs for 742 performances, winning 6 Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Sylvester, American actor
  • Joe Lavender, NFL cornerback, born in Rayville, Louisiana
  • Maxime Le Forestier, French pop and folk singer-songwriter, born in Paris, France
  • Nigel Olsson, British rock touring and session drummer and backing vocalist (Elton John's Band), born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England
Born in 1949
1949 Highlights

About February 10, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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