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Historical Events For 1949

Friday, 20 October 2017

Jan 01   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand in the year 1949.  

Jan 02   KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history "Colgate Theater" dramatic anthology series premieres on NBC TV  

Jan 03   "Colgate Theatre" dramatic anthology series premieres on NBC TV in the year 1949.  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 general Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra  

Jan 05   President Harry S Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal" on this day in history.  

Jan 05   President Truman nicknames his administration the "Fair Deal" in his State of the Union address on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 1st photo of genes taken at U of S Calif by Pease & Baker  

Jan 07   First photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease &Baker in the year 1949.  

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Jan 08   On this day in history "Make Mine Manhattan" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 429 perfs  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

Jan 10   First Jewish family show "The Goldbergs" premieres on CBS on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1949 rCA introduces 45 RPM record  

Jan 10   In the year 1949 the birth of George Foreman, American boxer  

Jan 11   On this day in history snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles  

Jan 11   On this day in history snowfall first recorded in Los Angeles  

Jan 12   "Arthur Godfrey & His Friends" premieres on CBS TV in the year 1949.  

Jan 12   "Arthur Godfrey &His Friends" premieres on CBS TV in the year 1949.  

Jan 12   Dutch court affirms death sentence against SS chief Hanns Rauter on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history the children's show Kukla, Fran and Ollie, a Chicago favorite on local TV, makes its NBC nationwide TV debut.  

Jan 13   "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 perfs on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1949 black/Indian race rebellion in Durban, South Africa; 142 die  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   On this day in history black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 15   In the year 1949 mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin  

Jan 16   In the year 1949 "Rape of Lucretia" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 perfs  

Jan 17   The Goldbergs, the first sitcom on American television, first airs in the year 1949.  

Jan 18   On this day in history "They Stand Accused" courtroom drama premieres on CBS (later DuMont)  

Jan 18   In the year 1949 south African Reverend Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer  

Jan 19   In the year 1949 cuba recognises Israel.  

Jan 20   J Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen in the year 1949.  

Jan 20   On this day in history josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

Jan 20   President Truman announces his point 4 program on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of john Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure)  

Famous Deaths In 1949

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 in the year 1949.  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   In the year 1949 death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 in the year 1949.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

Jan 25   In the year 1949 emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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