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.