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Historical Events In 1949

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Oct 03   WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta on this day in history.  

Oct 04   American Contract Bridge League votes 58Ā½% to keep blacks out in the year 1949.  

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

Oct 04   Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

Oct 05   WBNS TV channel 10 in Columbus, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   On this day in history iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose) sentenced to 10 years and $10,000 fine  

Oct 06   In the year 1949 pres Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO)  

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

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

Oct 07   In the year 1949 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   On this day in history 3rd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Toronto  

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

Oct 14   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 billy Graham begins his ministry  

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   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   200 killed in train derailment in Poland on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1949 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In the year 1949 white Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox  

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

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

Oct 31   In the year 1949 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   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 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   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   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1949 josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

Jan 22   In the year 1949 death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

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

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