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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Friday, 24 October 2014

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   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 in the year 1949.  

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history uSS Norton Sound, first guided-missile ship, launches first guided missile, Loon.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1949 nY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith  

Jan 28   In the year 1949 uN Security council condemns Dutch aggression in Indonesia  

Jan 29   In the year 1949 brit, Belgium, Lux, Neth, NZ & Switz recognize Israel  

Jan 29   Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand &Switzerland recognize Israel on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Golfing champion Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident on this day in history.  

Feb 02   The first 45 RPM record released can Rock and Roll be far behind on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia  

Feb 05   In the year 1949 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 in the year 1949.  

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   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1949 birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

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   On this day in history malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 09   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 in the year 1949.  

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