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Historical Events Happened In 1949

Thursday, 05 May 2016

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

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

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1949 the birth of John Belushi, American actor  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1949 victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65  

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

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

Jan 28   In the year 1949 gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62  

Jan 28   NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith in the year 1949.  

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   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) 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   Herbert Stothart, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   Golfing champion Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident in the year 1949.  

Feb 02   On this day in history the first 45 RPM record released can Rock and Roll be far behind  

Feb 04   Failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia in the year 1949.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1949 huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chicago  

Feb 05   In the year 1949 juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50  

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Jan 02   Chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home) was born in the year 1949.  

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

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 in the year 1949.  

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   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   In the year 1949 amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

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   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died in the year 1949.  

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

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