On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard de Bois, Dutch drummer/producer

Famous Weddings

Mike Wallace

CBS news correspondent Mike Wallace (30) weds actress Buff Cobb (21) in Cook County, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer, dies at 76
1949 Highlights

About March 11, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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