What Happened on February 19, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Inside USA" closes at Century Theater, NYC, after 339 performances

Event of Interest

1st Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Ezra Pound

  • Mass arrests of communists in India
1949 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Danielle Bunton Berry [Dan Bunten], American software developer (M.U.L.E), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • Eddie Hardin, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group), born in London, England
  • William Messner-Loebs, American comics writer and artist (Flash, Wonder Woman), born in Ferndale, Michigan
Born in 1949

Famous Deaths

  • Auguste Serieyx, French pedagogue and composer, dies at 83

About February 19, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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