On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1949

Historical Events

  • 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, composer, dies at 75
1949 Highlights

About July 9, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer