On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German Democratic Republic formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day). Wilhelm Pieck becomes 1st president, Otto Greatwohl becomes 1st premier

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Hope, American rock bassist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Kieran Kane, American singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York