On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Pastorini, American NFL quarterback, 1971-83 (Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders, and two other teams), born in Sonora, California
  • Dayle Haddon, Canadian model and actress (North Dallas Forty; Bedroom Eyes), born in Montreal, Quebec

Hank Williams Jr

Hank Williams, Jr, American country singer-songwriter ("All My Rowdy Friends"; "Honky Tonkin'": "There's A Tear In My Beer"), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • Jeremy Corbyn, British politician (Labour Party leader 2015-20), born in Chippenham, England
  • Pam Grier, American actress (The Big Bird Cage; Jackie Brown; The L-Word), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Philip Michael Thomas, American actor (Miami Vice - "Tubbs"), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Ward Cunningham, American computer programmer and inventor (the wiki), born in Michigan City, Indiana
1949 Highlights

About May 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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