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Historical Events In 1949

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 02   On this day in history a US Air Force B-50 Superfortress, the Lucky Lady Two, lands in Texas, after completing the first non-stop around the globe flight.  

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

Mar 04   In the year 1949 security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel  

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   In the year 1949 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   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 in the year 1949.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Mar 15   WICU TV channel 12 in Erie, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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

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

Mar 18   NATO set up by seven European countries on this day in history.  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history first museum devoted exclusively to atomic energy, Oak Ridge TN  

Mar 21   On this day in history wTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting  

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   On this day in history 21st Academy Awards  

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   In the year 1949 walter &John Huston become first father-and-son team to win Oscars (actor &director of "Treasure of Sierra Madre")  

Mar 25   On this day in history hanns A Rauter, German SS-commandant in Netherland, executed at 54  

Mar 25   SS police chief Rauter request for a pardon, denied in the year 1949.  

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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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1949 birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   In the year 1949 death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   In the year 1949 josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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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