On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1949

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAnna Wintour

Anna Wintour, English-American editor (Editor of US Vogue), born in London, England

Magazine Editor Anna Wintour
Magazine Editor
Anna Wintour

Person of interestLarry Holmes

Larry Holmes, American boxer (world heavyweight champion, 20 successful title defences), born in Cuthbert, Georgia

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Michael Evans, American actor (All in the Family), born in Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Mike Evans, American actor (d. 2006)
  • Roswitha Krause, German swimmer and team handball player (first woman Summer Olympic medals in different sports; silver 4x100m freestyle 1968, handball 1976), born in Dahme, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim, American businessman and art collector (Guggenheim Museum New York), dies at 88
1949 Highlights

About November 3, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio