On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Jillian, American actress (Mr Mom, Jennifer Slept Here), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jody Scheckter, South African auto racer (World F1 Champion 1979), born in East London, South Africa
  • Max Carl [Gronenthal], American rock singer and musician ( Grand Funk Railroad, 2000-present; 38 Special, 1987-92), born in Platte Center, Nebraska

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1885)
1950 Highlights

About January 29, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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