What Happened on March 17, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Rice, Irish soccer defender and coach (49 caps; Arsenal, Watford), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Patrick Duffy, American actor (Bobby-Dallas, Man from Atlantis), born in Townsend, Montana
Born in 1949

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandra Ekster, Russian painter (b. 1882)
  • Felix Bressart, German actor (Ninotchka, Escape, Crossroads), dies from Leukemia at 57
1949 Highlights

About March 17, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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