On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday

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, USSR, 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic silver 1968)

Famous Deaths

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