On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1949

Historical Events

  • 14 US Communist Party leaders convicted of sedition
  • Chinese Red army occupies Canton

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles

Famous Birthdays

  • Katha Pollitt, American poet and writer, born in Brooklyn Heights, New York
  • Katy Manning, English actress (Doctor Who-Jo Grant), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
1949 Highlights

About October 14, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra