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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Monday, 22 December 2014

Dec 07   15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E) in the year 1949.  

Dec 08   "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs in the year 1949.  

Dec 09   On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   AL votes down proposal to revive spitball on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem in the year 1949.  

Dec 15   In the year 1949 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   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   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   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   In the year 1949 the birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress  

Dec 27   In the year 1949 queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1949 18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1949 birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

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

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born in the year 1949.  

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   On this day in history malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

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

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  

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) died in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1949 death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

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