On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1949

Historical Events

  • WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Goossen, American boxing promoter (Michael Nunn, Terry Norris, James Toney), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac - "Go Your Own Way"), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)
1949 Highlights

About October 3, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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