What Happened on February 26, 1949

Historical Events

  • USAF plane began 1st nonstop around-the-world flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth George, American novelist (Inspector Thomas Lynley mystery novels), born in Warren, Ohio
  • Emma Kirkby, British classical early music soprano, born in Camberley, Surrey, England
1949 Highlights

About February 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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