What Happened on June 29, 1949

Historical Events

  • US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Veneman, 5th Executive Director of UNICEF and 27th United States Secretary of Agriculture, born in Modesto, California
  • Dan Dierdorf, American football offensive lineman and sportscaster (Monday Night Football), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Joan Clos, Spanish politician (116th Mayor of Barcelona & Minister of Industry), born in Parets del Vall├Ęs, Catalonia, Spain
Born in 1949

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Giffen, Australian cricketer "one of the worst Test batsmen of all time" (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies at 87
1949 Highlights

About June 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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