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Historical Events In 1949

Monday, 21 September 2020

May 11   First Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC) on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1949 israel becomes a member of the United Nations  

May 11   Siam changes its name to Thailand on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1949 the recently introduced Polaroid camera sells for $89.95 in new York City  

May 12   On this day in history the blockade of the city of Berlin, by the USSR, is officially lifted  

May 12   The first foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India) on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1949 west begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade  

May 13   In the year 1949 1st British-produced jet bomber, Canberra, makes its 1st test flight  

May 13   In the year 1949 the first British-produced jet bomber, Canberra, makes its first test flight later this type of aricaraft was used in the 1982 war in the Falklands  

May 14   In the year 1949 truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral  

May 16   In the year 1949 william Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies  

May 17   In the year 1949 british government recognizes Republic of Ireland  

May 18   Antiquarian Booksellers Assoc of America incorporates in the year 1949.  

May 18   In the year 1949 antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates  

May 18   James T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921) on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42  

May 22   Hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80 in the year 1949.  

May 23   On this day in history federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)  

May 25   Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai in the year 1949.  

May 25   Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day"  

May 27   On this day in history martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane  

May 27   Ropert L Ripley, cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at 55 in NY on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 1949 russian stop train traffic West-Berlin  

May 29   On this day in history candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC  

May 30   East Germans constitution approved in the year 1949.  

May 30   On this day in history nPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname  

May 31   On this day in history charley Lupica begins stay on 4-foot-square platform platform atop a 60' pole, vowing to stay until Indians clinch pennant. (They don't, and he comes down 117 days later)  

Jun 01   In the year 1949 the first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)  

Jun 02   Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1949.  

Jun 02   Transjordan renamed Jordan in the year 1949.  

Jun 03   1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown) in the year 1949.  

Jun 03   On this day in history amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79  

Jun 03   On this day in history dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)  

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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   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 03   In the year 1949 birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

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   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1949

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 in the year 1949.  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1949 death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

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   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1949 emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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