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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Monday, 30 May 2016

Jan 21   In the year 1949 1st inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman)  

Jan 21   The first inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1949.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65  

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

Jan 27   Boris Asafiev, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1949.  

Jan 27   Chinese liner "Taiping" collides with a collier off south China on this day in history.  

Jan 27   The Chief of Naval Operations authorized conversion of all new-construction cruisers to accommodate helicopters on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history the first daytime TV soap opera, These Are My Children, premieres from the NBC TV affiliate in Chicago.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1949 herbert Stothart, composer, dies at 63  

Feb 01   In the year 1949 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   Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Jan 02   On this day in history birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

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   In the year 1949 malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

Jan 10   In the year 1949 death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

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 in the year 1949.  

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.  

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