Historical Events For 1949
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Dec 07 In the year 1949 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)
Dec 08 In the year 1949 "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) in the year 1949.
Dec 12 AL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball in the year 1949.
Dec 13 In the year 1949 aL votes down proposal to revive spitball
Dec 13 Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem in the year 1949.
Dec 15 On this day in history albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris
Dec 16 Sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier on this day in history.
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 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances on this day in history.
Dec 17 David Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Dec 18 Phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game in the year 1949.
Dec 19 In the year 1949 luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland
Dec 20 Maurice Ravel/John Cranko's ballet "Beauty & the Beast," premieres on this day in history.
Dec 21 On this day in history dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia
Dec 25 The birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress in the year 1949.
Dec 27 In the year 1949 queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia
Dec 27 United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands on this day in history.
Dec 28 In the year 1949 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs
Dec 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)
Dec 30 India recognizes People's Republic of China on this day in history.
Dec 31 On this day in history 18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia