On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1949

Historical Events

  • White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox

Famous Birthdays

  • James Williamson, American guitarist (The Stooges), born in Castroville, Texas
  • Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)

Famous Deaths

  • G. I. Gurdjieff, Armenian mystic (b. 1872)
1949 Highlights

About October 29, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio