On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Godunov, Russian composer/dancer (Bolshoi) defected 1979
  • Hugh McKenna, British rock keyboardist (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band), born in Coatsbridge, England (d. 2019)
  • Paul Shaffer, Canadian keyboardist and orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)
1949 Highlights

About November 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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