On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • "Prince" Lincoln Thompson, Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter ("Humanity"; "Daughters Of Zion"), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1999)
  • Chris Van Allsburg, American author and illustrator
  • Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Polish lawyer and politician (head of Law and Justice party), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Lech KaczyƄski, Polish president (2005-10), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • William Randolph Hearst III, American publisher and editor
1949 Highlights

About June 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini