On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Whittington, American auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1979), born in Lubbock, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Marty Liquori, American runner (AAU 3 mile-1979 (13:14.7)), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Roger Uttley, English rugby union player, born in Blackpool, England

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Rabaud, French composer and conductor (L'ete), dies at 75
1949 Highlights

About September 11, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo