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Historical Events In 1949

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

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

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

Mar 29   In the year 1949 turkey recognizes Israel  

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

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

Mar 31   Newfoundland becomes Canada's 10th province in the year 1949.  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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.  

Apr 03   Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1949.  

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

Apr 04   In the year 1949 establishment of NATO  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 07   "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater (for 1925 performances) in the year 1949.  

Apr 07   "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1949 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.  

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   Sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament in the year 1949.  

Apr 13   In the year 1949 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 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 in the year 1949.  

Apr 14   On this day in history joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68  

Apr 15   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64 in the year 1949.  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1949.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquín Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

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   In the year 1949 death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1949.  

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