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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Mar 26   On this day in history 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Kentucky beats Okla State 46-36  

Mar 28   Grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1949.  

Mar 29   In the year 1949 turkey recognizes Israel  

Mar 30   Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies in the year 1949.  

Mar 30   Riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joined NATO in the year 1949.  

Mar 31   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 kQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history wLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Apr 04   Establishment of NATO on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1949 the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA  

Apr 04   In the year 1949 wKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Apr 05   60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL) in the year 1949.  

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

Apr 06   Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies on this day in history.  

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

Apr 07   "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances in the year 1949.  

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   UN Intl Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel & awards Britain damages in the year 1949.  

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

Apr 10   Sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1949 sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

Jan 06   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born in the year 1949.  

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

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

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 14   Joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 in the year 1949.  

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

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

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