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)