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Historical Events In 1949

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Mar 26   In the year 1949 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Kentucky beats Okla State 46-36  

Mar 28   Grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history turkey recognizes Israel  

Mar 30   In the year 1949 dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies  

Mar 30   Riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joined NATO on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Apr 03   KQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS in the year 1949.  

Apr 03   North Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada on this day in history.  

Apr 03   WLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Establishment of NATO in the year 1949.  

Apr 04   Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement in the year 1949.  

Apr 04   North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA  

Apr 04   WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL)  

Apr 05   In the year 1949 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill)  

Apr 06   On this day in history stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies  

Apr 07   On this day in history "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater (for 1925 performances)  

Apr 07   In the year 1949 "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 in the year 1949.  

Apr 09   UN Intl Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel & awards Britain damages on this day in history.  

Apr 10   13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282 in the year 1949.  

Apr 10   On this day in history sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament  

Apr 13   On this day in history 3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Wash Capitols, 4 games to 2  

Apr 13   On this day in history c V France, dies at 80  

Apr 13   In the year 1949 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   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri in the year 1949.  

Apr 15   Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games  

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.  

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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 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1949 joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   On this day in history josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

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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