On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts Indonesian sovereignty
  • NFL merges Cleveland Browns, SF '49ers & Balt Colts from AAFC

Famous Birthdays

  • Nando Parrado, Uruguayan plane crash survivor
  • Tom Kite Jr, American golfer (US Open 1992; 19 PGA Tour titles, The Tradition 2000), born in McKinney, Texas