On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1949

Historical Events

  • WCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Queen-Bohemian Rhapsody), born in Norfolk, England
  • William M Shepherd, American Navy SEAL and NASA astronaut (STS 27, 41, 52), born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1949 Highlights

About July 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo