What Happened on June 16, 1949

Historical Events

  • Gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated at Erie, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Caju [Paulo C├ęsar Lima], Brazilian footballer (Marseille), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Kale Browne, American actor (Michael Hudson-Another World), born in San Rafael, California
  • Peppy Castro [Emil Thielhelm], American rock vocalist (Balance), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings

Milton Berle

Entertainer Milton Berle (40) marries actress Joyce Matthews (29) for the second time (divorced for the second time 1950)

1949 Highlights

About June 16, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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