On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1949

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Nando Parrado, Uruguayan survivor of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 (crashed in the Andes mountains on 13 October 1972), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Tom Kite, American golfer (US Open 1992; 19 PGA Tour titles, The Tradition 2000), born in McKinney, Texas
1949 Highlights

About December 9, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius