Historical Events In 1949
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Apr 18 In the year 1949 leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies
Apr 18 On this day in history republic of Ireland created
Apr 18 Republic of Ireland withdraws from British Commonwealth on this day in history.
Apr 19 Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth on this day in history.
Apr 20 Dr. Arthur Compton of the University of Washington made a surprising statement in Boston, MA. He said,"College athletic coaches are responsible for the failure of efforts to reform sports and make sports an important part of education" in the year 1949.
Apr 20 On this day in history jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California
Apr 20 On this day in history jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his first race, in Albany, California
Apr 20 The birth of Jessica Lange American actress on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1949 willie Shoemaker won his first race as a jockey aboard Shafter V at Golden Gate Fields in Albany, CA, not far from San Francisco.
Apr 23 Chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing on this day in history.
Apr 23 In the year 1949 courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in SF
Apr 24 3rd Tony Awards: Death of a Salesman & Kiss Me Kate win in the year 1949.
Apr 24 Dick Powell starred in " Richard Diamond, Private Detective" on NBC radio in the year 1949.
Apr 25 E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1922 Zulu on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1949 friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel
Apr 28 On this day in history bkln, Commish Chandler suspends Durocher but he is absolved on May 3 NY fan charges Leo Durocher with assault after Giants lose 15-2 to
May 01 On this day in history gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)
May 02 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1949 bolivian state of siege proclaimed
May 03 On this day in history a ten nations conference in London forms the Council of Europe
May 03 The first firing of a US Viking rocket; reached 80 km on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history air crash at Turijn (whole Torino-soccer team survives)
May 05 Council of Europe established in the year 1949.
May 05 On this day in history council of Europe forms
May 05 In the year 1949 maurice Maeterlinck, Belg playwright (Grand Fairie, Nobel 1911), dies
May 06 A L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for S Afr 1927-29), dies on this day in history.
May 08 West German constitution approved on this day in history.
May 09 Britain's 1st launderette opens in Queensway London in the year 1949.
May 09 Britain's first launderette opens in Queensway London in the year 1949.
May 09 In the year 1949 louis II, Prince of Monaco, dies
May 09 Prince Rainier III becomes leader of Monaco in the year 1949.
May 11 1st Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC) on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor), dies at 65
May 11 In the year 1949 by a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN