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Historical Events In 1949

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Jan 01   In the year 1949 malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 01   Tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1949 kDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Jan 03   "Colgate Theater" dramatic anthology series premieres on NBC TV in the year 1949.  

Jan 03   "Colgate Theatre" dramatic anthology series premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

Jan 05   General Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra in the year 1949.  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 president Harry S Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal"  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 president Truman nicknames his administration the "Fair Deal" in his State of the Union address.  

Jan 07   1st photo of genes taken at U of S Calif by Pease & Baker on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1949 first photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease &Baker  

Jan 08   In the year 1949 "Make Mine Manhattan" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 429 perfs  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   First Jewish family show "The Goldbergs" premieres on CBS on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1949 rCA introduces 45 RPM record  

Jan 10   On this day in history the birth of George Foreman, American boxer  

Jan 11   Snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles in the year 1949.  

Jan 11   In the year 1949 snowfall first recorded in Los Angeles  

Jan 12   "Arthur Godfrey & His Friends" premieres on CBS TV in the year 1949.  

Jan 12   On this day in history "Arthur Godfrey &His Friends" premieres on CBS TV  

Jan 12   On this day in history dutch court affirms death sentence against SS chief Hanns Rauter  

Jan 12   The children's show Kukla, Fran and Ollie, a Chicago favorite on local TV, makes its NBC nationwide TV debut on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1949 "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 perfs  

Jan 14   Black/Indian race rebellion in Durban, South Africa; 142 die in the year 1949.  

Jan 14   Joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 15   Mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin in the year 1949.  

Jan 16   On this day in history "Rape of Lucretia" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 perfs  

Jan 17   The Goldbergs, the first sitcom on American television, first airs in the year 1949.  

Jan 18   In the year 1949 "They Stand Accused" courtroom drama premieres on CBS (later DuMont)  

Jan 18   On this day in history south African Reverend Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer  

Jan 19   Cuba recognises Israel on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1949 j Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen  

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

Jan 20   President Truman announces his point 4 program on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

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   On this day in history birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 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.  

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