On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1949

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"The Third Man", directed by Carol Reed, starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli and Orson Welles, is released in the United Kingdom (Academy Awards Best Cinematography 1950)

Actor and Director Orson Welles
Actor and Director
Orson Welles
  • Fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
1949 Highlights

About September 2, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo