On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Hudson, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Maurice Willis Wright, American classical composer (The Trojan Conflict) and educator (Temple University, 1980-present), born in Front Royal, Virginia
1949 Highlights

About October 17, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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