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Historical Events In 1949

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Aug 06   Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs  

Aug 08   Bhutan, land of the Dragon, became an independent monarchy on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83  

Aug 09   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 in the year 1949.  

Aug 10   In the year 1949 natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense  

Aug 10   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi)  

Aug 11   Karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Aug 12   16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780) on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death in the year 1949.  

Aug 15   WOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.  

Aug 16   Margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48 in the year 1949.  

Aug 18   Hungary adopts constitution on this day in history.  

Aug 18   In the year 1949 paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49  

Aug 20   On this day in history 78,382 watch the White Sox play the Indians at Cleveland  

Aug 20   78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland in the year 1949.  

Aug 20   Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution in the year 1949.  

Aug 21   Gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

Aug 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history in the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake.  

Aug 23   The birth of Shelly Long, American actress on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Aug 28   38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1) in the year 1949.  

Aug 29   USSR explodes its first atomic bomb in the year 1949.  

Aug 29   USSR performs first nuclear test on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game  

Aug 31   Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 01   The first network detective series-Private Eyes-premiers on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China)  

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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   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

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 in the year 1949.  

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   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquĆ­n 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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