On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1949

Historical Events

Historic Event

Enid Blyton's wooden toy character Noddy first appears in the "Sunday Graphic"

Famous Birthdays

Ken Follett

Ken Follett, Welsh spy author (Eye of the Needle, Lie Down with Lions), born in Cardiff, Wales

1949 Highlights

About June 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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