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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Mar 02   A US Air Force B-50 Superfortress, the Lucky Lady Two, lands in Texas, after completing the first non-stop around the globe flight in the year 1949.  

Mar 02   Lucky Lady II (USAF B-50 Superfortress), completes first nonstop round-the-world flight at Fort Worth TX, covering 23,452-mis in 94 hours on this day in history.  

Mar 02   The first automatic street light (New Milford CT) in the year 1949.  

Mar 04   Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister in the year 1949.  

Mar 04   Piet Van de Pol (Netherlands) becomes world champion billiard player on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel in the year 1949.  

Mar 05   Bradman plays his last innings in 1st-class cricket, gets 30 in the year 1949.  

Mar 08   WAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.  

Mar 09   In the year 1949 brigadier Gen Edwin K Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA  

Mar 09   On this day in history brigadier General Edwin K Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA  

Mar 09   On this day in history england beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes  

Mar 09   The first all-electric dining car was placed in service -- on the Illinois Central Railroad on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history detroit Tiger pitcher Art Houtteman is critically injured in an auto accident but recovers to win 15 games in 1949  

Mar 11   Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1949.  

Mar 12   In the year 1949 maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr, dies at 95  

Mar 13   On this day in history uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Yvonne C Sherman  

Mar 13   In the year 1949 uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Mar 15   On this day in history wICU TV channel 12 in Erie, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Mar 16   In the year 1949 kFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Mar 17   In the year 1949 felix Bressart, actor (Escape, Ninotchka, Iceland), dies at 54  

Mar 18   In the year 1949 nATO (North Atlantic Treaty Org) ratified  

Mar 18   In the year 1949 nATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ratified  

Mar 18   On this day in history nATO set up by seven European countries  

Mar 19   On this day in history 1st museum devoted exclusively to atomic energy, Oak Ridge, Tn  

Mar 19   First museum devoted exclusively to atomic energy, Oak Ridge TN on this day in history.  

Mar 21   WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.  

Mar 23   Sidney Kingsley's "Detective Story," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1949 the Cars vocalist Ric Ocasek born this day.  

Mar 24   21st Academy Awards in the year 1949.  

Mar 24   In the year 1949 21st Academy Awards "Hamlet", Laurence Olivier &Jane Wyman win  

Mar 24   On this day in history 21st Academy Awards: "Hamlet", Laurence Olivier &Jane Wyman win  

Mar 24   Walter &John Huston become first father-and-son team to win Oscars (actor &director of "Treasure of Sierra Madre") in the year 1949.  

Mar 25   Hanns A Rauter, German SS-commandant in Netherland, executed at 54 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1949 sS police chief Rauter request for a pardon, denied  

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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   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1949

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1949 malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1949 death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

Jan 14   JoaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1949 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1949.  

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