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

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