What Happened on October 7, 1949

Historical Events

  • German Democratic Republic formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day). Wilhelm Pieck becomes 1st president, Otto Greatwohl 1st premier

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Hope, American rock bassist and retired priest (Kansas - "Dust In The Wind"), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Gabriel Yared, Lebanese-French Grammy and Academy Award-winning film score composer (Betty Blue; The English Patient; The Talented Mr. Ripley; Chocolat), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Kieran Kane, American country singer (O'Kanes - "Can't Stop My Heart from Loving You"), born in Queens, New York
1949 Highlights

About October 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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