On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1949

Historical Events

  • Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Juha Mieto, Finnish 15KM skier (Olympic silver 1980), born in Kurikka, Finland
  • Ray Vitte, American actor (Doc, Cody-Quest), born in NYC, New York
  • Thelma Drake, American politician, US Rep, Virginia (2005-09), born in Elyria, Ohio
  • William Harry "Billy" Jones, American rock guitarist (The Outlaws), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 1995)
1949 Highlights

About November 20, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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