On This Day

August 14, 1949 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Military coup in Syria under colonel Sami Hinnawi

Birthdays in History

  • John Tarrant, 1st Australian born Zen teacher, born in Tasmania, Australia

Deaths in History

  • Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death
  • Husni el-Zaim, president/dictator of Syria, shot to death
1949 in History