On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1949

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Sullivan, American wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1949 Highlights

About October 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio