What Happened on February 7, 1949

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Lancaster, British rock bassist (Status Quo, 1967-85 - "Pictures of Matchstick Men"), born in London, England (d. 2021)
  • Joe English, American drummer (Wings; Sea Level), born in Rochester, New York
  • Paulo C├ęsar Carpegiani, Brazilian footballer and coach
  • Sunil Wettimuny, cricket (Sri Lanka open batsman 1975-79 World Cups)
1949 Highlights

About February 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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