On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

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

  • Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut (Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS 93)