What Happened on June 22, 1949

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren (73 years old)

American academic and US Senator (D-Massachusetts 2013-), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Gary Moffet, rock guitarist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Junior Marvin [Donald Hanson Marvin Kerr Richards Jr.] Jamaican reggae and session guitarist (The Wailers), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Larry Junstrom, American rock bassist (.38 Special), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2019)
  • Lindsay Wagner, American actress (Bionic Woman, Paper Chase, Nighthawks), born in Los Angeles, California

Meryl StreepMeryl Streep (73 years old)

American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey

  • Russell Ebert, Australian Rules midfielder (4 x Magarey Medals; 6 x Port Adelaide FC B&F; Australian Football HOF) and coach (SA 1996-98), born in Berri, Australia (d. 2021)
Born in 1949
1949 Highlights

About June 22, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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