On This Day

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

Marc Garneau, Canadian astronaut (STS 13, 77), born in Quebec City, Québec

  • Maureen Hicks, British MP
  • Terry "Tex" Comer, English bassist and guitarist (ACE), born in Burnley, England
1949 Highlights

About February 23, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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