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Historical Events In 1949

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Apr 18   Leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies in the year 1949.  

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   Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth in the year 1949.  

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   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 the birth of Jessica Lange American actress  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Dick Powell starred in " Richard Diamond, Private Detective" on NBC radio in the year 1949.  

Apr 25   In the year 1949 e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1922 Zulu  

Apr 25   Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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   In the year 1949 a ten nations conference in London forms the Council of Europe  

May 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1949 council of Europe established  

May 05   Council of Europe forms on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

May 08   On this day in history west German constitution approved  

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   In the year 1949 louis II, Prince of Monaco, dies  

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   By a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN in the year 1949.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1949 birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

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   In the year 1949 malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1949 joaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

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

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