On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1949

Historical Events

  • Test Cricket debut of England's Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Rice, South African cricket all-rounder (WSC 1978-79, ODI 1991; Nottinghamshire), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province (d. 2015)
1949 Highlights

About July 23, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo