What Happened on September 7, 1949

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

Famous Divorces

Janet Leigh

American actress Janet Leigh (22) divorces American sailor Stanley Reames after almost 4 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • José Clemente Orozco, Mexican painter of political murals (Epic of Culture in New World), dies at 65
1949 Highlights

About September 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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