On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Touch & Go" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 176 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Marisol Malaret, 1st Puerto Rican Miss Universe (1970), born in Utuado, Puerto Rico
  • Patrick Nève, Belgian racing driver, born in Liège, Belgium
  • Rick Vito, American session and touring rock guitarist and singer (Fleetwood Mac, 1987-91, born Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Robert Sirota, American classical composer, born in New York, New York
  • Tom Mees, American sports broadcaster, born in Springfield, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
1949 Highlights

About October 13, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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