On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1949

Historical Events

  • Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa
  • Uranium mine explosions in East Germany kills 3,700

Famous Birthdays

  • Garry Shandling, comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Jerry Lawler, American professional wrestler (WWE), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Kenneth D Cameron, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter, born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1983)
  • Wayne Cowan, American wrestler
1949 Highlights

About November 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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