On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1949

Historical Events

  • India's Constituent Assembly adopts Hindi as an official language. Celebrated today as Hindi Day.

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward "Ed" King, American psychedelic rock musician (Strawberry Alarm Clock, Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Glendale, California (d. 2018)
  • Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese rock singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Seneca, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and his Butlers), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
1949 Highlights

About September 14, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo