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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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

May 11   Israel becomes a member of the United Nations on this day in history.  

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

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

May 12   In the year 1949 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) in the year 1949.  

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

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

May 18   Antiquarian Booksellers Assoc of America incorporates on this day in history.  

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   Hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

May 25   In the year 1949 chinese Red army occupies Shanghai  

May 25   Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47 in the year 1949.  

May 27   In the year 1949 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   Ropert L Ripley, cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at 55 in NY on this day in history.  

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

May 29   In the year 1949 candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC  

May 30   In the year 1949 east Germans constitution approved  

May 30   In the year 1949 nPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname  

May 31   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) on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history the first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history transjordan renamed Jordan  

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

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

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1949 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   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1949.  

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