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Historical Events In 1949

Monday, 21 September 2020

Nov 01   Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies in the year 1949.  

Nov 02   Netherland recognizes Indonesia as a sovereign state in the year 1949.  

Nov 03   In the year 1949 solomon R Guggenheim, US art collector, dies at 88  

Nov 04   "One Man's Family" premieres on TV on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1949 greeks civil war ends  

Nov 07   King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Costa Rica adopts Constitution in the year 1949.  

Nov 12   Hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history the birth of Whoopi Goldberg, American actress  

Nov 15   In the year 1949 kRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 18   NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1949 james Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (Oestereetster), dies at 89  

Nov 19   Prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history prince Rainier III coronation in Monaco  

Nov 20   Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000 on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1949 bill Veeck sells Indians for $22 million  

Nov 23   Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies in the year 1949.  

Nov 24   In the year 1949 britain nationalizes it's steel & iron industry  

Nov 24   Britain nationalizes its steel &iron industry in the year 1949.  

Nov 25   "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Luther "Bill" Robinson, "Bojangles" famed tap dancer, dies at 71 in the year 1949.  

Nov 26   In the year 1949 37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15  

Nov 26   On this day in history india adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic  

Nov 28   On this day in history "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 perfs  

Nov 29   Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa on this day in history.  

Nov 30   A Sikorsky helicopter flew from NAS Seattle to NAS Alameda in 10 hours and 50 minutes and unofficially bettered the existing distance record for helicopters with a flight of 755 miles on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1949 chinese Communists captured Chungking  

Dec 01   WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1949 elin Pelin, writer, dies  

Dec 03   In the year 1949 kRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins  

Dec 04   On this day in history bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run  

Dec 04   In the year 1949 the birth of Jeff Bridges, American actor  

Dec 05   Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Dec 06   On this day in history leadbelly, [Huddie William Ledbetter], blues singer, dies at 64  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1949 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   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   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 in the year 1949.  

Jan 09   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

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 in the year 1949.  

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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