What Happened on September 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Lone Ranger" premieres on ABC-TV. Diddle-um, diddle-um, diddle-um-tum-tum.
  • 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, Waco Texas, American politician (U.S. House of Representatives since 1985)

Famous Weddings

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