On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1949

Historical Events

  • NL scheme for national distribution of textiles, meat and cheese disbands
  • The Netherlands recognizes its former colony Indonesia as a sovereign state

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Riedl, Austrian soccer striker (4 caps; Austria Wien, Standard Liège) and manager (Austria, Liechtenstein, Vietnam, Palestine, Laos, Indonesia), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2020)
  • Simon Augustini, Albanian politician (Vice Chairman of the Albanian Christian Democratic Party of Kosovo (PSHDK)), born in Sojeva, Uroševac, Yugoslavia

Famous Deaths

  • Jerome F. Donovan, American politician (rep-NY 1918-21), dies at 77
1949 Highlights

About November 2, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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