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Historical Events In 1949

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Oct 03   In the year 1949 wERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta  

Oct 04   American Contract Bridge League votes 58Ā½% to keep blacks out on this day in history.  

Oct 04   American Contract Bridge League votes 58«% to keep blacks out in the year 1949.  

Oct 04   On this day in history edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, dies at 75  

Oct 05   On this day in history wBNS TV channel 10 in Columbus, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Oct 06   Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose) sentenced to 10 years & $10,000 fine on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose) sentenced to 10 years and $10,000 fine in the year 1949.  

Oct 06   Pres Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   In the year 1949 robert Lynd [YY], Irish writer/critic (News Chronicle), dies at 70  

Oct 07   German Dem Rep formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   German Democratic Republic formed in the year 1949.  

Oct 08   In the year 1949 the birth of Sigourney Weaver, American actress  

Oct 09   On this day in history viktor Alexandrovich Uspensky, composer, dies at 70  

Oct 10   In the year 1949 3rd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Toronto  

Oct 13   In the year 1949 "Touch & Go" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 176 performances  

Oct 14   On this day in history 14 US Communist Party leaders convicted of sedition  

Oct 15   In the year 1949 administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  

Oct 15   Billy Graham begins his ministry in the year 1949.  

Oct 15   Tripura accedes to the Indian union on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1949 hale Ascher VanderCook, composer, dies at 85  

Oct 16   WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.  

Oct 19   A's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton in the year 1949.  

Oct 20   Eugenie Anderson becomes 1st woman US ambassador (to Denmark) in the year 1949.  

Oct 22   200 killed in train derailment in Poland in the year 1949.  

Oct 22   200 killed in train derailment near Nowy Dwor Poland in the year 1949.  

Oct 24   On this day in history joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70  

Oct 26   On this day in history president Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents  

Oct 26   In the year 1949 president Truman signs a measure raising the U.S. minimum wage from 40 to 75 cents an hour.  

Oct 28   In the year 1949 eugenie Anderson, the first U.S. woman ambassador, is sworn in.  

Oct 28   On this day in history georges Bidault elected president of France  

Oct 29   White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox in the year 1949.  

Oct 30   On this day in history "Lost in the Stars" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 281 perfs  

Oct 31   In the year 1949 "Regina" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 86 performances  

Oct 31   On this day in history edward R Stettinius, US foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat, dies  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born in the year 1949.  

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   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

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

Jan 15   On this day in history death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 in the year 1949.  

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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