What Happened on September 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Lone Ranger" premieres on ABC-TV. Hi-yo, Silver! Away!
  • WJAC TV channel 6 in Johnstown, PA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WJXT TV channel 4 in Jacksonville, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Barton, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives since 1985), born in Waco, Texas

Famous Weddings

  • Figure skater and actress Sonja Henie (36) weds Winthrop Gardner Jr