On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • David Foster, Canadian musician, composer, and record producer (Chicago, Celene Dion, Andrea Bocelli; "The Prayer"), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Jeannie Berlin, American actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Michael D. Griffin, American aerospace engineer and NASA chief administrator, born in Aberdeen, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Leslie Gay, English cricket wicket-keeper and soccer goalkeeper (1 Test; 3 caps), dies at 78
1949 Highlights

About November 1, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio