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Historical Events In 1949

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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

Mar 28   In the year 1949 grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59  

Mar 29   Turkey recognizes Israel in the year 1949.  

Mar 30   Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   Newfoundland becomes Canada's 10th province on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Apr 03   In the year 1949 basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1949 north Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada  

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

Apr 04   Establishment of NATO on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC)  

Apr 04   The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA on this day in history.  

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   60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1949.  

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

Apr 13   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   In the year 1949 joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68  

Apr 15   In the year 1949 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri  

Apr 15   In the year 1949 wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64  

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

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 in the year 1949.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

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

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Richard Horowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Joaquín 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 in the year 1949.  

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

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

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