On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1949

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • The U.S. Air Force grounds B-29s after two crashes and 23 deaths in three days

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonnie St Claire [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
  • Ted Sator, NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres), born in Utica, New York
1949 Highlights

About November 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio