On This Day

September 30, 1949 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

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