Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 21 September 2020
Aug 06 Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop on this day in history.
Aug 07 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs in the year 1949.
Aug 08 Bhutan, land of the Dragon, became an independent monarchy in the year 1949.
Aug 09 On this day in history harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83
Aug 09 On this day in history the first use in the United States of a pilot-ejection seat for an emergency escape, was made by Lieutenant J. L. Fruin of VF-171 from an F2H-1 Banshee while making over 500 knots in the vicinity of Walterboro, S.C.
Aug 10 Natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense on this day in history.
Aug 10 On this day in history the Avro Canada C.102 Jetliner takes maiden flight; designed to meet a Trans-Canada Airlines requirement; first jet transport to fly in North America and second to fly in the world
Aug 11 1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi) in the year 1949.
Aug 11 On this day in history karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68
Aug 12 On this day in history 16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780)
Aug 14 Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death in the year 1949.
Aug 15 In the year 1949 wOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
Aug 16 On this day in history margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48
Aug 18 In the year 1949 hungary adopts constitution
Aug 18 Paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49 in the year 1949.
Aug 20 78,382 watch the White Sox play the Indians at Cleveland in the year 1949.
Aug 20 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland on this day in history.
Aug 20 Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution in the year 1949.
Aug 21 In the year 1949 gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75
Aug 21 In the year 1949 phila fans cause A's to forfeit game when they riot over a trapped line drive by Rich Ashburn, Giants leading 4-2 in 9th declared winners
Aug 22 In the year 1949 in the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake.
Aug 23 The birth of Shelly Long, American actress in the year 1949.
Aug 24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established in the year 1949.
Aug 24 In the year 1949 north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect
Aug 26 Nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70 in the year 1949.
Aug 27 Arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
Aug 29 In the year 1949 uSSR explodes its first atomic bomb
Aug 29 On this day in history uSSR performs first nuclear test
Aug 30 Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies on this day in history.
Aug 30 Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game on this day in history.
Aug 31 On this day in history andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies
Sep 01 On this day in history the first network detective series-Private Eyes-premiers
Sep 02 On this day in history fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China)