What Happened on September 2, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The Third Man", directed by Carol Reed, starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli and Orson Welles, is released in the United Kingdom (Academy Awards Best Cinematography 1950)

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles
  • Fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)