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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

May 11   On this day in history first Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC)  

May 11   Israel becomes a member of the United Nations in the year 1949.  

May 11   On this day in history siam changes its name to Thailand  

May 11   On this day in history the recently introduced Polaroid camera sells for $89.95 in new York City  

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

May 12   On this day in history the first foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India)  

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

May 13   1st British-produced jet bomber, Canberra, makes its 1st test flight on this day in history.  

May 13   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 on this day in history.  

May 14   Truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral in the year 1949.  

May 16   William Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies on this day in history.  

May 17   British government recognizes Republic of Ireland on this day in history.  

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

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

May 18   On this day in history james T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921)  

May 21   Klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42 in the year 1949.  

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

May 23   Federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day) on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1949 chinese Red army occupies Shanghai  

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

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

May 27   Martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history east Germans constitution approved  

May 30   NPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname on this day in history.  

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   Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1949 transjordan renamed Jordan  

Jun 03   1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown) on this day in history.  

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

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   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

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   On this day in history malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1949 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   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died in the year 1949.  

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

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