On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Fuller, American singer-songwriter (Pure Prairie League - "Amie"), born in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • Dennis Lillee, Australian cricket fast bowler (1971-84), born in Subiaco, Western Australia
  • Wally Bryson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries), born in Gastonia, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Vítězslav Novák, Czech composer, dies at 78
1949 Highlights

About July 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer