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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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

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

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

Dec 11   Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29) on this day in history.  

Dec 12   AL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history aL votes down proposal to revive spitball  

Dec 13   Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris  

Dec 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia  

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

Dec 27   On this day in history queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia  

Dec 27   United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands on this day in history.  

Dec 28   20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history 1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct)  

Dec 29   Hungary nationalized its industries on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 31   18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

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

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

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 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   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   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.