What Happened on March 4, 1949

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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
1949 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter, born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
  • Doug Lofstrom, American double-bassist, contemporary classical and theater composer (Misdsummer Passage), and educator, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jeff Grayshon, 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)
  • Karel Loprais, Czech rally driver (Dakar Rally truck category 1988, 94, 95, 98, 99, 2001), born in Ostrava, Czech Republic (d. 2021)
Born in 1949

About March 4, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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