On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Broadbent, English actor (Iris), born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Person of interestRoger Deakins

Roger Deakins, English cinematographer (Blade Runner 2049), born in Torquay, Devon, England

Cinematographer Roger Deakins
Roger Deakins

Famous Deaths

  • Alexey Shchusev, Russian-Soviet architect, dies at 75
1949 Highlights

About May 24, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini