What Happened on July 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik defect to US
  • WBTV TV channel 3 in Charlotte, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Bildt, Swedish politician
  • John Arthur Casken, composer
  • Kerry Short, Vineland Ont, Canad Tour golfer (Highland Amat-1981, 84)
  • Trevor Horn, rock producer (Buggles-Video Killed, Yes, Frankie)
  • WiIlliam Faure, producer