On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1949

Famous Birthdays

Niki Lauda

Niki Lauda, Austrian auto racer (F1 world champ 1975, 77, 84), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)

  • Olga Morozova, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Soviet Union

Famous Weddings

Mário Soares

Future Portuguese President Mário Soares (24) weds actress Maria de Jesus Barroso (24) at the 3rd Conservatory of the Civil Register of Lisbon

Famous Deaths

  • Russell W. Porter, American artist and explorer (Alaska), dies at 77
1949 Highlights

About February 22, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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