On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1949

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Richardson, Australian politician
  • Jahn Teigen, Norwegian pop-rock singer (Popol Ace; Eurovison Song Contest, 1978, 1982 & 1983), born in T√łnsberg, Norway (d. 2020)

Person of interestMike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt, American Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman (NL MVP 1980-81, 86; 12-time MLB All Star), born in Dayton, Ohio

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • Robb Weller, TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Home Show)
1949 Highlights

About September 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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