On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1949

Historical Events

Sports History

Golfing champ Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident

Famous Birthdays

  • Brent Spiner, American actor (Data-Star Trek the Next Generation), born in Houston, Texas
  • Francisco Maturana, Colombian football manager
  • Jetty Weels, Surinamese/Dutch vocalist (Mai Tai)
  • Ross Valory, rock bassist (Journey - "Don't Stop Believin'"; "Open Arms"), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sherry Mathis, actress (Search for Tomorrow)
  • Tom Tripplehorn, American jazz and rock session and touring guitarist (Gary Lewis & Playboys - "This Diamond Ring"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2019)
1949 Highlights

About February 2, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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