What Happened on March 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis retires with a 66-3-0 record including 52 KOs

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Indonesia seizes Yogyakarta from the Dutch.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
  • Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician and daughter of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu