Historical Events In 1949
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 06 Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop in the year 1949.
Aug 07 In the year 1949 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs
Aug 08 Bhutan, land of the Dragon, became an independent monarchy in the year 1949.
Aug 09 Harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83 in the year 1949.
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 In the year 1949 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 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) in the year 1949.
Aug 14 Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death on this day in history.
Aug 15 WOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.
Aug 16 On this day in history margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48
Aug 18 On this day in history hungary adopts constitution
Aug 18 In the year 1949 paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49
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 In the year 1949 hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution
Aug 21 Gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 21 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 in the year 1949.
Aug 22 In the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1949 the birth of Shelly Long, American actress
Aug 24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established in the year 1949.
Aug 24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70
Aug 27 Arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67 in the year 1949.
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 USSR performs first nuclear test in the year 1949.
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 in the year 1949.
Sep 01 The first network detective series-Private Eyes-premiers on this day in history.
Sep 02 Fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China) on this day in history.