On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Siegel, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize - A Father's Pain, a Judge's Duty, and a Justice Beyond Their Reach), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Gloria Gaynor, American disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Janet Leigh (22) divorces Stanley Reames after 4 years of marriage

Actress Janet Leigh
Janet Leigh

Famous Deaths

  • José Clemente Orozco, Mexican painter (b. 1883)