On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1949

Historical Events

  • WAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WBAP-FM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Lismont, Belgian marathon runner (Olympic silver 1972)
1949 Highlights

About March 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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