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Historical Events For 1949

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Jan 21   1st inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   The first inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman) in the year 1949.  

Jan 22   "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 perfs on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In Regina Saskatchewan fire destroys the transit barns, torching most of its 38 buses and streetcars on this day in history.  

Jan 24   John (Adam) Belushicomedian Second City improvisational troupe, original cast Saturday Night Live was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 24   On this day in history john (Adam) Belushicomedian: Second City improvisational troupe, original cast: Saturday Night Live was born  

Jan 24   The birth of John Belushi, American actor on this day in history.  

Jan 25   1st Emmy Awards: Shirley Dinsdale & Pantomime Quiz (KTLA) win on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1949 the first Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins  

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Jan 26   In the year 1949 uSS Norton Sound, first guided-missile ship, launches first guided missile, Loon.  

Jan 26   Victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65 in the year 1949.  

Jan 26   In the year 1949 wHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Jan 27   Boris Asafiev, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1949 chinese liner "Taiping" collides with a collier off south China  

Jan 27   In the year 1949 the Chief of Naval Operations authorized conversion of all new-construction cruisers to accommodate helicopters.  

Jan 28   On this day in history gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 28   On this day in history nY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith  

Jan 28   UN Security council condemns Dutch aggression in Indonesia on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Brit, Belgium, Lux, Neth, NZ & Switz recognize Israel in the year 1949.  

Jan 29   Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand &Switzerland recognize Israel in the year 1949.  

Jan 31   1st daytime soap on TV "These Are My Children" (NBC in Chicago) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84 in the year 1949.  

Jan 31   The first daytime soap on TV "These Are My Children" (NBC in Chicago) in the year 1949.  

Jan 31   The first daytime TV soap opera, These Are My Children, premieres from the NBC TV affiliate in Chicago in the year 1949.  

Feb 01   200" (5.08-meter) Hale telescope first used in the year 1949.  

Feb 01   Herbert Stothart, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1949.  

Feb 01   On this day in history rCA releases first single record ever (45 rpm)  

Feb 02   In the year 1949 golfing champion Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident  

Feb 02   The first 45 RPM record released can Rock and Roll be far behind in the year 1949.  

Feb 04   In the year 1949 failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia  

Feb 05   On this day in history huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic  

Feb 05   Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chicago on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50 in the year 1949.  

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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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 02   In the year 1949 birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

Jan 03   In the year 1949 birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

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   In the year 1949 birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1949 emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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