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Historical Events In 1949

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1949 "Colgate Theater" dramatic anthology series premieres on NBC TV  

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

Jan 05   General Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   First photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease &Baker on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history "Make Mine Manhattan" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 429 perfs  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history first Jewish family show "The Goldbergs" premieres on CBS  

Jan 10   On this day in history rCA introduces 45 RPM record  

Jan 10   The birth of George Foreman, American boxer on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Snowfall first recorded in Los Angeles in the year 1949.  

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1949 dutch court affirms death sentence against SS chief Hanns Rauter  

Jan 12   In the year 1949 the children's show Kukla, Fran and Ollie, a Chicago favorite on local TV, makes its NBC nationwide TV debut.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history black/Indian race rebellion in Durban, South Africa; 142 die  

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

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

Jan 15   In the year 1949 mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin  

Jan 16   In the year 1949 "Rape of Lucretia" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 perfs  

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

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

Jan 18   South African Reverend Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer in the year 1949.  

Jan 19   On this day in history cuba recognises Israel.  

Jan 20   On this day in history j Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen  

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

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 in the year 1949.  

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   On this day in history birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born in the year 1949.  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   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.  

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