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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

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

Jan 21   On this day in history the first inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman)  

Jan 22   In the year 1949 "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 perfs  

Jan 23   In Regina Saskatchewan fire destroys the transit barns, torching most of its 38 buses and streetcars in the year 1949.  

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

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

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

Jan 25   The first Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history boris Asafiev, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 27   Chinese liner "Taiping" collides with a collier off south China in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 28   Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand &Switzerland recognize Israel  

Jan 31   1st daytime soap on TV "These Are My Children" (NBC in Chicago) in the year 1949.  

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) in the year 1949.  

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   In the year 1949 200" (5.08-meter) Hale telescope first used  

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

Feb 01   RCA releases first single record ever (45 rpm) on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chicago  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1949 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   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   In the year 1949 death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

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

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

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