On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers - "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing"), born in Melbourne (d. 2001)
  • Randall Wallace, American screenwriter and film producer (Braveheart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • Simon Kirke, British rock drummer (Bad Company), born in London, England
  • Steve Peregrin Took, English musician (Tyrannosaurus Rex), born in London (d. 1980)
  • Vida Blue, American MLB pitcher (Cy Young & AL MVP 1971), born in Mansfield, Louisiana
1949 Highlights

About July 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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