What Happened on October 21, 1949

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Author of "Brave New World" Aldous Huxley writes to congratulate George Orwell on his new novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four"

Famous Birthdays

Benjamin NetanyahuBenjamin Netanyahu (73 years old)

9th Israeli prime minister (1996-99 and 2009-21), born in Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron
  • Masao Ohba, Japanese boxer (WBA flyweight champion), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1973)
  • Michel Brière, Canadian NHL ice hockey player, 1969-70 (Pittsburgh Penquins), born in Malartic, Quebec (d. 1971)
  • Shulamit Ran, composer
Born in 1949
1949 Highlights

About October 21, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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