On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1949

Historical Events

  • US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Yvonne C Sherman
  • US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiroshi Kazato, Japanese racing driver, born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan (d. 1974)
  • Julia Migenes, American soprano, born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Giraud, French general (b. 1879)
1949 Highlights

About March 13, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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