On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1949

Historical Events

  • Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic

Famous Birthdays

  • David Sullivan, Welsh businessman & pornographer (Sunday Sport), born in Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Maidarjabyn Ganzorig, Mongolian scientist & cosmonaut (Soyuz 39 backup), born in Tsetserleg, Mongolia

Famous Deaths

  • Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50
1949 Highlights

About February 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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