On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1949

Historical Events

  • Long-Haired Hare is released in Theaters starring Bugs Bunny.
  • Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brenda Sykes, American actress (Ozzie's Girls, Getting Straight), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Kene Holliday, American actor (Tyler-Matlock, Carter Country), born in NYC, New York
  • Phyllis George, Miss America (1971) and sportscaster (CBS), born in Denton, Texas (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Buck Freeman, American baseball player, dies at 77
1949 Highlights

About June 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer