On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st $100,000 a year baseball player for the New York Yankees

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Famous Birthdays

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  • Paulo C├ęsar Carpegiani, Brazilian footballer and coach
  • Sunil Wettimuny, cricket (Sri Lanka open batsman 1975-79 World Cups)