On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1949

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian owner Bill Veeck holds funeral services to bury 1948 pennant

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman announces evidence of USSR's 1st nuclear device detonation

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen [The Boss], American singer, songwriter and rock musician (Born to Run, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen

1949 Highlights

About September 23, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra