On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna-Maria Muller, German DR, Luge (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Larry Demps, US R&B vocalist (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)

Person of interestMarc Garneau

Marc Garneau, Canadian astronaut (STS 13, 77), born in Quebec City, Qu├ębec

Astronaut Marc Garneau
Marc Garneau
  • 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? 71 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces