Historical Events In 1949
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 07 Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st $100,000/year baseball player (NY Yankees) in the year 1949.
Feb 08 In the year 1949 franco Leoni, composer, dies at 81
Feb 08 On this day in history hungarian Cardinal Mindszenty sentenced to life in prison
Feb 09 In the year 1949 poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer, dies at 60
Feb 10 The Arthur Miller play, Death of a Salesman, starring Lee J. Cobb, Arthur Kennedy and Mildred Dunnock, makes its Broadway debut in the year 1949.
Feb 11 On this day in history willie Pep recaptures world featherweight boxing title
Feb 12 "Annie Get Your Gun" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1147 performances in the year 1949.
Feb 12 In the year 1949 "Annie Get Your Gun" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1147 perfs
Feb 12 Canadian ice hockey team beats Denmark 47-0 in the year 1949.
Feb 12 Ottawa announces creation of a far northern radar chain later called the Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line in the year 1949.
Feb 12 Panic in Quito Ecuador, after "War of the World" played on radio in the year 1949.
Feb 12 Unidentified aircraft bomb Jerusalem in the year 1949.
Feb 14 1st session of Knesset (Jerusalem Israel) on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1949 dutch Drees government presents plan for the building of 30,000 houses
Feb 14 On this day in history first session of Knesset opens in Jerusalem
Feb 15 On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch' "Song of the Woods," premieres in Leningrad
Feb 16 In the year 1949 house of Commons passes the Newfoundland Union Act by a vote of 140-47. Newfoundland officially joins Canada March 31, 1949
Feb 17 On this day in history chaim Weitzman elected 1st president of Israel
Feb 18 On this day in history niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier of Spain (1931-36), dies at 71
Feb 19 "Inside USA" closes at Century Theater NYC after 339 performances on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1949 auguste Jean Maria Charles Serieyx, composer, dies at 83
Feb 19 Mass arrests of communists in India on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history 1st International Pancake Race held (Liberal Ks)
Feb 21 On this day in history ernest Walker, composer, dies at 78
Feb 22 In the year 1949 russell Porter, actor (Betsy, Hanna's War, British Empire), dies
Feb 24 In the year 1949 israel & Egypt sign an armistice agreement
Feb 24 V-2/WAC-Corporal first rocket to outer space, White Sands NM, 400 km in the year 1949.
Feb 25 On this day in history wAC Corporal rocket achieves height of 400k (record)
Feb 26 On this day in history uSAF plane began 1st nonstop around-the-world flight
Feb 26 In the year 1949 uSAF plane began first nonstop around-the-world flight
Feb 27 Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st Israeli president in the year 1949.
Feb 27 Chaim Weizmann becomes first Israeli President in the year 1949.
Feb 28 In the year 1949 stanley Robert Marchant, composer, dies at 65
Mar 01 In the year 1949 heavyweight boxing champ Joe Louis, "The Brown Bomber," retires after holding the title for more than 11 years.