On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad, Indian politician, born in Bhalessa, Dominion of India
  • Rex Hunt, Australian TV and radio personality and former Australian rules player, born in Mentone, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Bradbury Robinson Jr., American football pioneer who threw first legal forward pass in the history of American football in 1906, dies from complications following routine surgery at 65
  • Francis Dodd, English artist (official war artist WWI), commits suicide at 74
1949 Highlights

About March 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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