On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1949

Famous Birthdays

Anna Wintour

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

Larry Holmes

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

  • 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? 72 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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