On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1949

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Veeck sells Indians for $22 million

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Jo Rubin, American jockey, first women to win a race on a major US track, born in Highland, Illinois
  • Basil Williams, West Indian cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 100s; century on debut 1978), born in Caymanas Estate, St Catherine, Jamaica (d. 2015)
  • Nickolas Grace, Cheshire England, actor (Diamond's Edge)
1949 Highlights

About November 21, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio