On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Williams wins AL MVP

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerry O'Keeffe, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-77)
  • Rita Jenrette, wife of Rep John Jenrette (D-SC), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestBill Robinson

Bill Robinson "Bojangles" American famed tap dancer (The Little Colonel, Stormy Weather), dies at 71

Tap Dancer and Actor Bill Robinson
Tap Dancer and Actor
Bill Robinson

1949 Highlights

About November 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius