What Happened on August 31, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Richard Gere, actor (Breathless, Cotton Club, Pretty Woman), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Rick Roberts, rocker (Firefall)

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies
  • Paul Hoffer, German composer, dies at 53