What Happened on May 1, 1949

Historical Events

  • A's Elmer Valo is 1st AL'er to hit 2 bases-loaded triples in a game
  • Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Barr, actor (Howie-Fall Guy), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Jim Clench, Canadian rock bassist and songwriter (April Wine; Bachman-Turner Overdrive), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • Paul Teutul, Sr., founder of Orange County Choppers
  • Tim Hodgkinson, British composer and musician (Henry Cow), born in Salisbury, England
Born in 1949

About May 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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