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Historical Events In 1949

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Dec 07   In the year 1949 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)  

Dec 08   "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs in the year 1949.  

Dec 09   Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty on this day in history.  

Dec 11   In the year 1949 chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)  

Dec 12   AL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1949 aL votes down proposal to revive spitball  

Dec 13   Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem in the year 1949.  

Dec 15   Albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier in the year 1949.  

Dec 16   Swedish Carmaker DebutsA Swedish company by the name of Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget produced its first motorcar. In 1965 the concern changed its name to Saab Aktiebolag, and a few years later simply to Saab. The first Saab automobiles were engineered with the precision of fighter planes--the company's other main product in the year 1949.  

Dec 16   Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed in the year 1949.  

Dec 17   "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances in the year 1949.  

Dec 17   In the year 1949 david Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72  

Dec 18   Phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland  

Dec 20   Maurice Ravel/John Cranko's ballet "Beauty & the Beast," premieres on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia in the year 1949.  

Dec 25   The birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia  

Dec 27   United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands in the year 1949.  

Dec 28   In the year 1949 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs  

Dec 28   Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history 1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct)  

Dec 29   In the year 1949 hungary nationalized its industries  

Dec 29   Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer) in the year 1949.  

Dec 30   India recognizes People's Republic of China in the year 1949.  

Dec 31   18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia in the year 1949.  

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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   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born in the year 1949.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Richard Horowitz, composer was born in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 09   In the year 1949 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1949 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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