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Historical Events In 1949

Sunday, 03 July 2022

May 11   In the year 1949 first Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC)  

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

May 11   Siam changes its name to Thailand in the year 1949.  

May 11   The recently introduced Polaroid camera sells for $89.95 in new York City on this day in history.  

May 12   The blockade of the city of Berlin, by the USSR, is officially lifted in the year 1949.  

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

May 12   West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade in the year 1949.  

May 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral  

May 16   On this day in history william Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies  

May 17   On this day in history british government recognizes Republic of Ireland  

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

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

May 18   In the year 1949 james T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921)  

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

May 22   On this day in history hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80  

May 23   In the year 1949 federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)  

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

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

May 27   Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day" in the year 1949.  

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

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

May 27   Russian stop train traffic West-Berlin on this day in history.  

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

May 30   In the year 1949 east Germans constitution approved  

May 30   NPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname in the year 1949.  

May 31   In the year 1949 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   The first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek) in the year 1949.  

Jun 02   On this day in history dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82  

Jun 02   On this day in history transjordan renamed Jordan  

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

Jun 03   Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79 in the year 1949.  

Jun 03   Dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles) in the year 1949.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

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

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

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

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

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

Jan 14   JoaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1949 josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

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

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