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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)  

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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   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1949 joaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

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

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