On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1949

Historical Events

Assassination Attempt

Failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

Famous Birthdays

  • Ludger Rémy, German harpsichordist, conductor (Les Amis de Philippe), and musicologist, born in Kalkar, Germany (d. 2017)
  • Michael Beck, actor (Hans Helms-Holocaust), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Roy Yeager, American musician (Atlanta Rhythm Section), born in Greenwood, Mississippi
1949 Highlights

About February 4, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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