On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1949

Historical Events

  • Chinese Communist leaders proclaim the People's Republic of China

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Cronj√©, South African rugby union center (7 caps; Transvaal, Natal), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Raimo Kangro, Estonian composer (Butterflies in the Stone), born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 2001)
1949 Highlights

About September 21, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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