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Historical Events In 1949

Monday, 28 September 2020

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem  

Dec 15   In the year 1949 albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris  

Dec 16   On this day in history sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier  

Dec 16   In the year 1949 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   Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances  

Dec 17   On this day in history david Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72  

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

Dec 19   Luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland on this day in history.  

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

Dec 21   Dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1949 the birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress  

Dec 27   In the year 1949 queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia  

Dec 27   United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands on this day in history.  

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   1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct) in the year 1949.  

Dec 29   On this day in history hungary nationalized its industries  

Dec 29   On this day in history syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)  

Dec 30   India recognizes People's Republic of China on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

Jan 14   In the year 1949 joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1949.  

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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