On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1949

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Theodor Heuss elected 1st President of the German Federal Republic (West Germany) with Konrad Adenauer the 1st Prime Minister

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer

Famous Birthdays

  • Irina Rodnina, Russian pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • Tony Stevens, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Burleigh, African American composer (Springarn Medal), dies at 82
1949 Highlights

About September 12, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo