Historical Events In 1949
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Mar 26 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Kentucky beats Okla State 46-36 on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59
Mar 29 On this day in history turkey recognizes Israel
Mar 30 Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies in the year 1949.
Mar 30 On this day in history riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joined NATO.
Mar 31 On this day in history newfoundland becomes Canada's 10th province
Apr 01 Newfoundland becomes the tenth province of Canada and the Newfoundland Railway becomes part of the Canadian National system. This narrow gauge system had been operated by the island government since 1923 on this day in history.
Apr 03 Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Apr 03 KQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history north Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada
Apr 03 In the year 1949 wLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
Apr 04 Establishment of NATO in the year 1949.
Apr 04 Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement in the year 1949.
Apr 04 In the year 1949 north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC)
Apr 04 In the year 1949 the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA
Apr 04 On this day in history wKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
Apr 05 In the year 1949 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL)
Apr 05 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill) on this day in history.
Apr 06 In the year 1949 stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
Apr 07 In the year 1949 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater (for 1925 performances)
Apr 07 On this day in history "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances
Apr 07 The Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein musical classic of love and war," South Pacific", unfolded on a lush tropical island swarming with Seabees, nurses, natives and coconut trees on this night in 1949 on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1949 uN Intl Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel & awards Britain damages
Apr 10 On this day in history 13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282
Apr 10 In the year 1949 sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament
Apr 13 3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Wash Capitols, 4 games to 2 on this day in history.
Apr 13 C V France, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Apr 13 On this day in history in the Puget Sound area, Washington region a 6.9 earthquake occured between Olympia and Tacoma, along the southern edge of Puget Sound. Property damage in Olympia, Seattle, and Tacoma was estimated at $25 million; eight people were killed
Apr 14 Joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri
Apr 15 Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64 in the year 1949.
Apr 16 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games in the year 1949.
Apr 16 Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54 on this day in history.
Apr 16 Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.