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Historical Events In 1949

Monday, 21 September 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1949 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  

Mar 02   On this day in history the first automatic street light (New Milford CT)  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1949 piet Van de Pol (Netherlands) becomes world champion billiard player  

Mar 04   Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Bradman plays his last innings in 1st-class cricket, gets 30 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   WAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   Brigadier General Edwin K Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA in the year 1949.  

Mar 09   England beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1949 the first all-electric dining car was placed in service -- on the Illinois Central Railroad.  

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

Mar 11   Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress/wife of Piet Vink Sr, dies at 95  

Mar 13   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Yvonne C Sherman in the year 1949.  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   KFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Felix Bressart, actor (Escape, Ninotchka, Iceland), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Org) ratified on this day in history.  

Mar 18   NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ratified in the year 1949.  

Mar 18   In the year 1949 nATO set up by seven European countries  

Mar 19   In the year 1949 1st museum devoted exclusively to atomic energy, Oak Ridge, Tn  

Mar 19   First museum devoted exclusively to atomic energy, Oak Ridge TN in the year 1949.  

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

Mar 23   On this day in history sidney Kingsley's "Detective Story," premieres in NYC  

Mar 23   On this day in history the Cars vocalist Ric Ocasek born this day.  

Mar 24   21st Academy Awards on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1949 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 in the year 1949.  

Mar 25   SS police chief Rauter request for a pardon, denied on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1949 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   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born in the year 1949.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 in the year 1949.  

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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