What Happened on October 2, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • St Louis Browns use 9 pitchers, lose to Whites Sox 4-3
  • USSR recognizes People's Republic of China
  • Yanks & Red Sox, tied for 1st place, play final game of season. Yanks win 5-3 & clinch pennant #16

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnnie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz, American photographer (Rolling Stone), born in Waterbury, Connecticut

Photographer Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz
  • Richard Hell, [Richard Myers], rock bassist (Television), born in Lexington, Kentucky