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Historical Events In 1949

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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

Oct 04   On this day in history american Contract Bridge League votes 58Ā½% to keep blacks out  

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   WBNS TV channel 10 in Columbus, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.  

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

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

Oct 06   Pres Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO) in the year 1949.  

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

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

Oct 07   In the year 1949 german Democratic Republic formed  

Oct 08   The birth of Sigourney Weaver, American actress in the year 1949.  

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   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   On this day in history administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian govt  

Oct 15   Billy Graham begins his ministry on this day in history.  

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

Oct 16   Hale Ascher VanderCook, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Oct 26   President Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents in the year 1949.  

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   In the year 1949 georges Bidault elected president of France  

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

Oct 30   "Lost in the Stars" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 281 perfs in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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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   In the year 1949 birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1949 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   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of john Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure)  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1949 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   On this day in history emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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