On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • WBTV TV channel 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Bildt, Swedish politician
  • John Arthur Casken, British composer (The Dream of the Rood), born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
  • Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (2006-present), born in Al Shindagha, Dubai, Trucial States
  • Trevor Horn, British rock musician/producer (Buggles-"Video Killed The Radio star";Yes-Drama; Frankie Goes To Hollywood), born in Durham, England
  • WiIlliam Faure, producer
1949 Highlights

About July 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer