What Happened on February 23, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna-Maria Muller, German DR, Luge (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Barbara York, Canadian composer (A Butterfly in Time), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2020) 
  • Larry Demps, American soul singer (Dramatics - "In the Rain"; "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get"), born in Detroit, Michigan

Marc Garneau (74 years old)

Canadian astronaut (1st Canadian to enter space, STS 13, 77), born in Quebec City, Québec

  • Maureen Hicks (née Cutler), British politician (Member of Parliament, Conservative, 1987-92), born in England
  • Terry "Tex" Comer, English bassist and guitarist (ACE), born in Burnley, England
Born in 1949
1949 Highlights

About February 23, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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