On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1949

Historical Events

  • 36th Tour de France won by Fausto Coppi of Italy
  • Indian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Marjanne Sint, Dutch director and politician (PvdA), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Michael Richards, American comedian (Fridays, Kramer-Seinfeld), born in Los Angeles, California
1949 Highlights

About July 24, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo