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Historical Events In 1949

Sunday, 09 May 2021

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

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   On this day in history natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense  

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   Karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1949.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 1949 margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48  

Aug 18   In the year 1949 hungary adopts constitution  

Aug 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland  

Aug 20   Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1949 north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect  

Aug 26   Nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Aug 30   In the year 1949 arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies  

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

Aug 31   Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies in the year 1949.  

Sep 01   On this day in history the first network detective series-Private Eyes-premiers  

Sep 02   Fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

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   In the year 1949 malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 09   In the year 1949 amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   JoaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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