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

  • Graham Lear, British-Canadian session and touring rock drummer (Gino Vanneli, 1975-76; Santana, 1976-87, REO Speedwagon, 1988-89), born in Plymouth, England
  • 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? 73 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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