On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald, American rock bassist (Sammy Hagar), and keyboardist (Night Ranger)
  • Cyndy Garvey, wife of Steve Garvey, talk show host (AM LA), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Ray Major, rock guitarist (British Lions)

Famous Deaths

  • Vyacheslav Ivanov, Russian philosopher, playwright and poet, dies at 83
1949 Highlights

About July 16, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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