What Happened on July 17, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • (Terence) "Geezer" Butler, English rock bassist (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • Charlie Steiner, American sports broadcaster, born in Malverne, New York
  • Gennadi Touretski, Russian swimming coach (Soviet Union, Australia national teams; Alexander Popov, Michael Klim, Ian Thorpe), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Mike Vale [Vucish], American rock bassist and songwriter (Tommy James & The Shondells - "Crystal Blue Persuasion")
1949 Highlights

About July 17, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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