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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Aug 06   Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop in the year 1949.  

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

Aug 08   In the year 1949 bhutan, land of the Dragon, became an independent monarchy  

Aug 09   Harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1949 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   On this day in history natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense  

Aug 10   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 in the year 1949.  

Aug 11   1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi) on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68  

Aug 12   In the year 1949 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   Margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Hungary adopts constitution in the year 1949.  

Aug 18   Paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Aug 20   On this day in history hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution  

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   In the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake in the year 1949.  

Aug 23   In the year 1949 the birth of Shelly Long, American actress  

Aug 24   North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established on this day in history.  

Aug 24   North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect in the year 1949.  

Aug 26   In the year 1949 nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70  

Aug 27   In the year 1949 arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67  

Aug 28   On this day in history 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)  

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

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 in the year 1949.  

Aug 30   In the year 1949 roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game  

Aug 31   In the year 1949 andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies  

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

Sep 02   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   In the year 1949 birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1949 death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   In the year 1949 josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

Jan 22   In the year 1949 death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1949.  

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