On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Black, American country music songwriter (Anne Murray - "Shadows in the Moonlight"; K.T. Oslin - "Come Next Monday"), born in Cheverly, Maryland (d. 2021)
  • Gayl Jones, American novelist (Corregidora), and poet (Song for Anninho), born in Lexington, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer and jurist, dies at 71
1949 Highlights

About November 23, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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