What happened this day in history April 5, 1949

What are the important events that happened on April 5, 1949? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 5, 1949: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 5, 1949 is the 95th day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 270 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 23, 1949 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘enneacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,247.30. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 5, 1949 Historical Events

  • 1949
    A fire in a hospital in Effingham, Illinois, kills 77 people and leads to nationwide fire code improvements in the United States.
  • 1949
    Fireside Theater debuts on television.

Who were born on April 5, 1949?

  • 1949
    John Berg, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1949
    Judith Resnik, American astronaut (d. 1986)

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