What Happened on August 9, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Kellerman, American writer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Film and stage actor Jimmy Stewart (41) weds former model Gloria Hatrick McLean (31) at the Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Thorndike, American psychologist (father of modern educational psychology), dies at 74
  • Harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83