On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Turkey recognizes Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith Simpson, British politician and military historian, born in Norwich, Norfolk
  • Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist (Brecker Brothers), born in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Uton Dowe, Jamaican cricketer (WI pace bowler 1972-73 "Dowe shall not bowl"), born in Saint Mary Parish, Jamaica

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Homans, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1906), dies at 72