On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1949

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich' "Song of the Woods" premieres in Leningrad


Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Rouse, American composer (1993 Pulitzer Prize for Music), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • George Howard, 13th Earl of Carlisle, English hereditary peer
  • Hans Graf, Austrian conductor
  • Jess Walton, Mich, actress (Jill Foster Abbott-Young & Restless)
  • Ken Anderson, NFL quarterback (Cincinnati Bengals)
1949 Highlights

About February 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius