What Happened on July 9, 1949

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony premieres

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal St.George's GC: South African Bobby Locke wins a 36-hole playoff by 12 strokes from Irishman Harry Bradshaw

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Bennicke Hart, British composer, and conductor, dies of cardiac issues at 75
1949 Highlights

About July 9, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer