Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 16 May 2022
Apr 18 In the year 1949 leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies
Apr 18 Republic of Ireland created in the year 1949.
Apr 18 Republic of Ireland withdraws from British Commonwealth in the year 1949.
Apr 19 Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth in the year 1949.
Apr 20 On this day in history 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 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California on this day in history.
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 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 Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in SF in the year 1949.
Apr 24 In the year 1949 3rd Tony Awards: Death of a Salesman & Kiss Me Kate win
Apr 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1949 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 In the year 1949 gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, (2nd satellite of Neptune)
May 02 On this day in history arthur Miller wins Pulitzer Prize for "Death of a Salesman"
May 02 On this day in history bolivian state of siege proclaimed
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 on this day in history.
May 04 Air crash at Turijn (whole Torino-soccer team survives) on this day in history.
May 05 Council of Europe established in the year 1949.
May 05 Council of Europe forms on this day in history.
May 05 Maurice Maeterlinck, Belg playwright (Grand Fairie, Nobel 1911), dies in the year 1949.
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 In the year 1949 britain's 1st launderette opens in Queensway London
May 09 Britain's first launderette opens in Queensway London in the year 1949.
May 09 Louis II, Prince of Monaco, dies on this day in history.
May 09 On this day in history prince Rainier III becomes leader of Monaco
May 11 1st Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.