On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1949

Historical Events

  • Baseball major league record 4 grand slams hit

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Drago, American actor known for his roles as a villain (Pale Rider, The Untouchables), born in Hugoton, Kansas
  • Jim McCrery, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Kerry Livgren, American rock guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Mo Mowlam, British Labour Party politician (Member of Parliament for Redcar), born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2005)
  • Peter Shilton, English football goalkeeper, born in Leicester, England

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Morgan, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies at 59
1949 Highlights

About September 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo