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Historical Events In 1949

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Dec 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1949.  

Dec 11   Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29) on this day in history.  

Dec 12   AL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball in the year 1949.  

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

Dec 13   In the year 1949 knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem  

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

Dec 16   Sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history 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.  

Dec 16   On this day in history traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed  

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

Dec 17   David Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1949.  

Dec 18   On this day in history phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game  

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

Dec 20   In the year 1949 maurice Ravel/John Cranko's ballet "Beauty & the Beast," premieres  

Dec 21   On this day in history dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia  

Dec 25   The birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress in the year 1949.  

Dec 27   Queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia in the year 1949.  

Dec 27   On this day in history united States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands  

Dec 28   On this day in history 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   1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct) in the year 1949.  

Dec 29   Hungary nationalized its industries on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 31   On this day in history 18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia  

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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   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   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   In the year 1949 birth of john Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure)  

Famous Deaths In 1949

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

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   On this day in history 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   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1949 emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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