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Historical Events For 1949

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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

Jan 01   Tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1949 kDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

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 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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 07   In the year 1949 1st photo of genes taken at U of S Calif by Pease & Baker  

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

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history first Jewish family show "The Goldbergs" premieres on CBS  

Jan 10   On this day in history rCA introduces 45 RPM record  

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

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   In the year 1949 "Arthur Godfrey &His Friends" premieres on CBS TV  

Jan 12   Dutch court affirms death sentence against SS chief Hanns Rauter in the year 1949.  

Jan 12   In the year 1949 the children's show Kukla, Fran and Ollie, a Chicago favorite on local TV, makes its NBC nationwide TV debut.  

Jan 13   In the year 1949 "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 perfs  

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

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

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

Jan 15   On this day in history mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin  

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   South African Reverend Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer in the year 1949.  

Jan 19   In the year 1949 cuba recognises Israel.  

Jan 20   J Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   President Truman announces his point 4 program in the year 1949.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

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

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

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 06   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1949.  

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