On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1949

Historical Events

Historic Event

Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister

  • Piet Van de Pol (Neth) becomes world champion billiard player
  • Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter, born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
  • Jeff Grayshon MBE, English rugby league utility (England 11 caps; GB 13 caps; Dewsbury, Cronulla-Sutherland, Bradford Northern, Leeds, Featherstone Rovers, Batley), born in Birstall, England (d. 2021)
1949 Highlights

About March 4, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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