On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1949

Historical Events

Sports History

Bradman plays his last innings in 1st-class cricket, gets 30

  • The Jharkhand Party is founded in India.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Arnault, French businessman (LVMH Mo√ęt Hennessy Louis Vuitton), born in Roubaix, France
  • Franz Josef Jung, Commander-in-chief of the German Bundeswehr
1949 Highlights

About March 5, 1949

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

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