Historical Events For 1949
Sunday, 11 December 2016
Dec 07 On this day in history 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)
Dec 08 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty
Dec 11 In the year 1949 chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)
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 On this day in history knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem
Dec 15 In the year 1949 albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris
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 on this day in history.
Dec 16 Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed in the year 1949.
Dec 17 In the year 1949 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances
Dec 17 David Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1949 phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game
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 Dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history the birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress
Dec 27 In the year 1949 queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia
Dec 27 United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands in the year 1949.
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) on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history hungary nationalized its industries
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.