On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Fire in Chiang-king, China, destroys 7,000 lives

Famous Birthdays

  • José Pékerman, Argentine football manager (Columbia 2012-18), born in Villa Domínguez, Argentina
  • Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria, Greek Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, born in Sichari, Kyrenia District, Cyprus (d. 2004)