On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Late Spring", Japanese film directed by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Chishū Ryū, Setsuko Hara and Haruko Sugimura, is released in Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Scheck, American lawyer and co-founder of Innocence Project, born in Queens, New York
  • Chi Shangbin, Chinese soccer midfielder (58 caps; Liaoning) and coach (Dalian Wanda: Chinese Jia-A League champions & Coach of the Year 1996, 97), born in Dalian, China (d. 2021)
  • Twiggy [Leslie Hornby], English model and actress (Boyfriend, W), born in Neasden, Middlesex, England

Famous Deaths

  • George Shiels, Irish dramatist (b. 1886)
  • Will Cuppy, American humorist (The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody), dies at 65
1949 Highlights

About September 19, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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