On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1949

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRichard Strauss

Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra, Don Quixote), dies at 85

Composer and Conductor Richard Strauss
Composer and Conductor
Richard Strauss

1949 Highlights

About September 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo