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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Friday, 18 April 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   On this day in history chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)  

Dec 12   On this day in history aL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball  

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

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 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   Phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland on this day in history.  

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

Dec 21   Dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia on this day in history.  

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

Dec 27   Queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia on this day in history.  

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

Dec 28   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

Jan 06   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   Joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

Jan 25   On this day in history emil Axman, composer, dies at 61