On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather Couper, British astronomer and presenter (The Sky at Night), born in Wallesey, England (d. 2020)
  • Stewart Ginn, Australian golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2002), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Dynam-Victor Fumet, French composer, dies at 82
1949 Highlights

About June 2, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini