Historical Events In 1949
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Apr 18 On this day in history 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 in the year 1949.
Apr 19 In the year 1949 yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth
Apr 20 In the year 1949 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"
Apr 20 On this day in history jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California
Apr 20 In the year 1949 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 Willie Shoemaker won his first race as a jockey aboard Shafter V at Golden Gate Fields in Albany, CA, not far from San Francisco in the year 1949.
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 In the year 1949 3rd Tony Awards: Death of a Salesman & Kiss Me Kate win
Apr 24 In the year 1949 dick Powell starred in " Richard Diamond, Private Detective" on NBC radio.
Apr 25 E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1922 Zulu in the year 1949.
Apr 25 Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel in the year 1949.
Apr 28 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 on this day in history.
May 01 Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune) on this day in history.
May 02 Arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman" in the year 1949.
May 02 Bolivian state of siege proclaimed in the year 1949.
May 03 In the year 1949 a ten nations conference in London forms the Council of Europe
May 03 The first firing of a US Viking rocket; reached 80 km in the year 1949.
May 04 On this day in history air crash at Turijn (whole Torino-soccer team survives)
May 05 On this day in history council of Europe established
May 05 In the year 1949 council of Europe forms
May 05 On this day in history 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 In the year 1949 west German constitution approved
May 09 Britain's 1st launderette opens in Queensway London on this day in history.
May 09 In the year 1949 britain's first launderette opens in Queensway London
May 09 On this day in history louis II, Prince of Monaco, dies
May 09 In the year 1949 prince Rainier III becomes leader of Monaco
May 11 On this day in history 1st Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC)
May 11 On this day in history adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor), dies at 65
May 11 By a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN on this day in history.