On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1949

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAlan Menken

Alan Menken, American 8-time Academy Award winning composer (Disney's Aladdin; Disney's Beauty and the Beast), born in New Rochelle, New York

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken
  • Lasse Viren, Finland, 5K/10K runner (Olympic gold 1972, 76)
  • Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of UAE
1949 Highlights

About July 22, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer