Friday 11 November 1949, Veteran's Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kathy Postlewait .
Adam's Rib, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Herb Shriner Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Kathy Postlewait: Norfolk, Virginia -- LPGA golfer (1989 Sara Lee).
- WTTV TV channel 4 in Bloomington-Indianapol, IN (IND) 1st broadcast
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