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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Thursday, 17 April 2014

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

Jan 01   On this day in history tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand  

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

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

Jan 03   "Colgate Theatre" dramatic anthology series premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history general Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra  

Jan 05   On this day in history president Harry S Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal"  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history first photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease &Baker  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

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

Jan 10   RCA introduces 45 RPM record on this day in history.  

Jan 10   The birth of George Foreman, American boxer on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Snowfall first recorded in Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history "Arthur Godfrey & His Friends" premieres on CBS TV  

Jan 12   On this day in history "Arthur Godfrey &His Friends" premieres on CBS TV  

Jan 12   On this day in history dutch court affirms death sentence against SS chief Hanns Rauter  

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   On this day in history "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 perfs  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   Mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history "Rape of Lucretia" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 perfs  

Jan 17   On this day in history the Goldbergs, the first sitcom on American television, first airs.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history south African Reverend Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer  

Jan 19   Cuba recognises Israel on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history j Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1949

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

Jan 14   Joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.