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Historical Events In 1949

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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   On this day in history 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   The first automatic street light (New Milford CT) in the year 1949.  

Mar 04   Andrei Vishinsky succeeds Molotov as Soviet Foreign minister on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Piet Van de Pol (Netherlands) becomes world champion billiard player in the year 1949.  

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

Mar 05   On this day in history bradman plays his last innings in 1st-class cricket, gets 30  

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

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

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

Mar 09   In the year 1949 england beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes  

Mar 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1949 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   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   On this day in history kFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

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

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

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

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

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

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   The Cars vocalist Ric Ocasek born this day on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1949 21st Academy Awards  

Mar 24   On this day in history 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") on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Hanns A Rauter, German SS-commandant in Netherland, executed at 54 in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 02   In the year 1949 birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

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   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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