On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1949

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds catcher Walker Cooper goes 6 for 7, (3 HRs, 3 singles, 5 runs scored, 10 RBI) in 23-4 win v Chicago Cubs
  • Freak heat wave sent central coast of Portugal to 158°F for 2 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Shrieve, American drummer, percussionist, and composer (Santana), born in San Francisco, California
  • Shelley Hack, American actress (Tiffany Welles-Charlie's Angel), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
1949 Highlights

About July 6, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer