On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1949

Historical Events

  • American chemist Percy L. Julian at the Glidden Company announces an improved method for producing cortisone
  • Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th HR & NL record 16th in September

Famous Birthdays

  • Eleanor Alberga, Jamaican contemporary music composer, based in London (Arise, Athena!), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut (Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS 93)
1949 Highlights

About September 30, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra