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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jan 21   1st inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   The first inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman) on this day in history.  

Jan 22   "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 perfs in the year 1949.  

Jan 23   In Regina Saskatchewan fire destroys the transit barns, torching most of its 38 buses and streetcars on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1949 john (Adam) Belushicomedian Second City improvisational troupe, original cast Saturday Night Live was born  

Jan 24   John (Adam) Belushicomedian: Second City improvisational troupe, original cast: Saturday Night Live was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history the birth of John Belushi, American actor  

Jan 25   1st Emmy Awards: Shirley Dinsdale & Pantomime Quiz (KTLA) win in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1949 the first Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins  

Jan 26   In the year 1949 uSS Norton Sound, first guided-missile ship, launches first guided missile, Loon.  

Jan 26   In the year 1949 victor Fleming, director (Wizard of Oz, Gone With Wind), dies at 65  

Jan 26   WHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history boris Asafiev, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 27   Chinese liner "Taiping" collides with a collier off south China on this day in history.  

Jan 27   The Chief of Naval Operations authorized conversion of all new-construction cruisers to accommodate helicopters in the year 1949.  

Jan 28   Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1949.  

Jan 28   In the year 1949 nY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith  

Jan 28   UN Security council condemns Dutch aggression in Indonesia on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Brit, Belgium, Lux, Neth, NZ & Switz recognize Israel in the year 1949.  

Jan 29   On this day in history britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand &Switzerland recognize Israel  

Jan 31   1st daytime soap on TV "These Are My Children" (NBC in Chicago) in the year 1949.  

Jan 31   Henri de Vries, [Hendricus Walterop], actor (Cleopatra), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   The first daytime soap on TV "These Are My Children" (NBC in Chicago) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   The first daytime TV soap opera, These Are My Children, premieres from the NBC TV affiliate in Chicago in the year 1949.  

Feb 01   200" (5.08-meter) Hale telescope first used in the year 1949.  

Feb 01   On this day in history herbert Stothart, composer, dies at 63  

Feb 01   In the year 1949 rCA releases first single record ever (45 rpm)  

Feb 02   Golfing champion Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident on this day in history.  

Feb 02   The first 45 RPM record released can Rock and Roll be far behind on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia  

Feb 05   In the year 1949 huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic  

Feb 05   In the year 1949 huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chicago  

Feb 05   On this day in history juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1949 emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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