On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1949

Historical Events

  • Georges Bidault elected president of France

Famous Birthdays

  • Caitlyn Jenner [born Bruce Jenner], American decathlete (Olympic gold 1976), TV personality and prominent transgender figure, born in Mt Kisco, New York
  • Robert Mellors, gay activist
  • Surin Pitsuwan, Thai foreign minister and 12th Secretary General of ASEAN (2008-2012), born in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand (d. 2017)
1949 Highlights

About October 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio