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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  

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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 in the year 1949.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1949 amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 20   On this day in history josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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