On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1949

Historical Events

  • Chinese Communists captured Chungking
  • KOTV TV channel 6 in Tulsa, Oklahoma (CBS) begins broadcasting

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

New Zealand general election won by Sidney Holland's National party, ousting Peter Fraser's Labour government

New Zealand Prime Minister Peter Fraser
New Zealand Prime Minister
Peter Fraser

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Lee Washington Jr, murderer (FBI Most Wanted), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr., American jazz and session trombonist, and euphonium player born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • Billy Drago, American character actor, specializing in roles as a villain (Pale Rider; The Untouchables), born in Hugoton, Kansas (d. 2019)
  • Margaret Whitton, American actress (Good & Evil; Major League), born in Meade, Maryland (d. 2016)
  • Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1995)
1949 Highlights

About November 30, 1949

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

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