On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Joe Rahall II, (Rep-D-WV, 1977- )

Famous Deaths

  • Randolph West, American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (b. 1890)
1949 Highlights

About May 20, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus