1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter B), the 1949th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 949th year of the 2nd millennium, the 49th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1940s decade.
Real World Events
- Author John Wagner is born.
- Author Dave Gibbons is born.
- Author John Ostrander is born.
- Actress Veronica Cartwright is born.
- Actor Mac McDonald is born
- Actress Sigourney Weaver is born.