What Happened on March 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis retires

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Indonesia seizes Yogyakarta from the Dutch.
  • The Browns, owners of Sportsman's Park, move to evict the Cardinals

Famous Birthdays

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