On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1949

Historical Events

  • WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (CBS) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • David Coverdale, British rock singer (Whitesnake;, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England
  • Harold Carmichael, American NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist and author (d. 1999)
  • Jim McGinty, Australian politician (Labour), born in Kalgoorlie, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Wood, American communist fighter and director (For Whom the Bell Tolls), dies at 66
1949 Highlights

About September 22, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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