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Historical Events In 1949

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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   In the year 1949 american Contract Bridge League votes 58«% to keep blacks out  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history pres Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO)  

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

Oct 07   On this day in history german Dem Rep formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day)  

Oct 07   On this day in history german Democratic Republic formed  

Oct 08   The birth of Sigourney Weaver, American actress on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Viktor Alexandrovich Uspensky, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 13   On this day in history "Touch & Go" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 176 performances  

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

Oct 15   Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1949 billy Graham begins his ministry  

Oct 15   Tripura accedes to the Indian union in the year 1949.  

Oct 16   Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1949.  

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

Oct 19   In the year 1949 a's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton  

Oct 20   In the year 1949 eugenie Anderson becomes 1st woman US ambassador (to Denmark)  

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

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

Oct 24   Joaquin Nin y Castellanos, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Oct 28   Georges Bidault elected president of France in the year 1949.  

Oct 29   White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history "Regina" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 86 performances  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

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