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Historical Events In 1949

Monday, 28 September 2020

Apr 18   In the year 1949 leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies  

Apr 18   Republic of Ireland created on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1949 republic of Ireland withdraws from British Commonwealth  

Apr 19   In the year 1949 yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth  

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   Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his first race, in Albany, California on this day in history.  

Apr 20   The birth of Jessica Lange American actress in the year 1949.  

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing  

Apr 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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" on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1949 bolivian state of siege proclaimed  

May 03   A ten nations conference in London forms the Council of Europe in the year 1949.  

May 03   In the year 1949 the first firing of a US Viking rocket; reached 80 km  

May 04   Air crash at Turijn (whole Torino-soccer team survives) in the year 1949.  

May 05   Council of Europe established in the year 1949.  

May 05   Council of Europe forms in the year 1949.  

May 05   In the year 1949 maurice Maeterlinck, Belg playwright (Grand Fairie, Nobel 1911), dies  

May 06   On this day in history a L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for S Afr 1927-29), dies  

May 08   West German constitution approved on this day in history.  

May 09   In the year 1949 britain's 1st launderette opens in Queensway London  

May 09   Britain's first launderette opens in Queensway London on this day in history.  

May 09   Louis II, Prince of Monaco, dies in the year 1949.  

May 09   On this day in history prince Rainier III becomes leader of Monaco  

May 11   On this day in history 1st Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC)  

May 11   Adrianus PHA de Kleyn, throat/nose/otologist (ear doctor), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history by a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1949 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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1949 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   On this day in history death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

Jan 14   JoaquĆ­n 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   On this day in history josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died in the year 1949.  

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

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