Thursday 1 September 1949
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include PA Sangma and Catherine Guy-Quint.
Under Capricorn, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching The Voice of Firestone.
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- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- PA Sangma: Indian politician.
- Catherine Guy-Quint: French politician, a Member of the European Parliament for central France.
- Hew Strachan: Sir Hew Strachan is a Scottish military historian, well known for his work on the administration of the British Army and the history of the First World War.
- Leslie Feinberg: American activist and author (d. 2014).
- Garry Maddox: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- Alasdair McDonnell: Irish physician and politician
- P Sangma: Indian lawyer and politician 11th Speaker of the Lok Sabha
- 1st network detective series-Private Eyes-premieres
- KMTV TV channel 3 in Omaha, NB (CBS / NBC) begins broadcasting
- Viljo Heino runs world record 10k (29:27.2)
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