What Happened on November 18, 1949

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bonnie St. Claire [Bonje Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer ("Tame Me Tiger"; "I Won't Stand Between Them"), born in Rozenburg, Netherlands
  • Herman Rarebell [Hermann Erbel], German rock drummer and lyricist (Scorpions - "Rock You Like A Hurricane"), born in Schmelz, West Germany
  • Ted Sator, NHL coach (NY Rangers, Buffalo Sabres), born in Utica, New York
Born in 1949

About November 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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