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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Friday, 29 April 2016

Dec 07   15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 09   Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 1949 chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)  

Dec 12   In the year 1949 aL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball  

Dec 13   AL votes down proposal to revive spitball in the year 1949.  

Dec 13   On this day in history knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem  

Dec 15   Albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1949 sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier  

Dec 16   Swedish Carmaker DebutsA Swedish company by the name of Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget produced its first motorcar. In 1965 the concern changed its name to Saab Aktiebolag, and a few years later simply to Saab. The first Saab automobiles were engineered with the precision of fighter planes--the company's other main product in the year 1949.  

Dec 16   Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed in the year 1949.  

Dec 17   On this day in history "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances  

Dec 17   On this day in history david Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72  

Dec 18   On this day in history phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game  

Dec 19   On this day in history luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland  

Dec 20   On this day in history maurice Ravel/John Cranko's ballet "Beauty & the Beast," premieres  

Dec 21   Dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia in the year 1949.  

Dec 25   The birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia in the year 1949.  

Dec 27   On this day in history united States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands  

Dec 28   20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs in the year 1949.  

Dec 28   In the year 1949 jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39  

Dec 29   1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct) in the year 1949.  

Dec 29   Hungary nationalized its industries in the year 1949.  

Dec 29   Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer) in the year 1949.  

Dec 30   India recognizes People's Republic of China on this day in history.  

Dec 31   18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia in the year 1949.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

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Jan 02   In the year 1949 birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1949 birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

Jan 07   In the year 1949 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   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   On this day in history 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   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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