On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • American Contract Bridge League votes 58½% to keep blacks out
  • United Nations' permanent NYC headquarters is dedicated

Famous Birthdays

  • Armand Assante, American actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours), born in NYC, New York
  • John Wathan, American baseball catcher and manager (Kansas City Royals), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Stephen Gyllenhaal, American director

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, dies at 75