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Historical Events In 1949

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Jan 01   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 in the year 1949.  

Jan 01   In the year 1949 tokelau (Union) Islands declared part of New Zealand  

Jan 02   KDKA TV channel 2 in Pittsburgh, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 05   President Harry S Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal" in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 07   On this day in history first photo of genes taken at University of Southern California by Pease &Baker  

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

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

Jan 10   First Jewish family show "The Goldbergs" premieres on CBS in the year 1949.  

Jan 10   RCA introduces 45 RPM record on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles  

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

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

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

Jan 12   Dutch court affirms death sentence against SS chief Hanns Rauter on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 perfs  

Jan 14   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 15   On this day in history mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin  

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

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   South African Reverend Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1949 cuba recognises Israel.  

Jan 20   J Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1949 birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

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 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 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

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