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Historical Events In 1949

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Dec 07   15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs  

Dec 09   On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty  

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

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

Dec 13   AL votes down proposal to revive spitball in the year 1949.  

Dec 13   On this day in history knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem  

Dec 15   Albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

Dec 17   David Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1949 luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland  

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

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   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 in the year 1949.  

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

Dec 29   On this day in history hungary nationalized its industries  

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

Dec 30   In the year 1949 india recognizes People's Republic of China  

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   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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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