On This Day

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

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

Famous Deaths

  • José Clemente Orozco, Mexican painter (b. 1883)
1949 Highlights

About September 7, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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