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Historical Events In 1949

Sunday, 09 May 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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 04   On this day in history piet Van de Pol (Netherlands) becomes world champion billiard player  

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   On this day in history wAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Mar 09   Brigadier Gen Edwin K Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   England beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes in the year 1949.  

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

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

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

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   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 in the year 1949.  

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

Mar 24   On this day in history 21st Academy Awards  

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

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

Mar 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1949 birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born in the year 1949.  

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   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born in the year 1949.  

Famous Deaths In 1949

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

Jan 25   In the year 1949 emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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