April 1, 1949: Day of the Week
April 1, 1949 was the 91st day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 274 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
A person born on this day will be 70 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $5,849.25 today.
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Here’s the April 1949 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1949 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
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.
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Ox is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
April 1, 1949 Historical Event(s)
- 1949Chinese Civil War: The Communist Party of China holds unsuccessful peace talks with the Kuomintang in Beijing, after three years of fighting.
- 1949The 26 counties of the Irish Free State become the Republic of Ireland.
- 1949The Canadian government repeals Japanese Canadian internment after seven years.
Who were born on April 1, 1949?
- 1949Gérard Mestrallet, French businessman
- 1949Gil Scott-Heron, American musician and composer (d. 2011)
- 1949Sammy Nelson, Northern Irish footballer
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