Historical Events In 1949
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
May 11 First Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC) in the year 1949.
May 11 On this day in history israel becomes a member of the United Nations
May 11 Siam changes its name to Thailand on this day in history.
May 11 The recently introduced Polaroid camera sells for $89.95 in new York City in the year 1949.
May 12 The blockade of the city of Berlin, by the USSR, is officially lifted on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history the first foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India)
May 12 West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade in the year 1949.
May 13 1st British-produced jet bomber, Canberra, makes its 1st test flight in the year 1949.
May 13 On this day in history 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 Truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral on this day in history.
May 16 William Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies in the year 1949.
May 17 British government recognizes Republic of Ireland in the year 1949.
May 18 On this day in history antiquarian Booksellers Assoc of America incorporates
May 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1949 hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80
May 23 On this day in history federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)
May 25 On this day in history chinese Red army occupies Shanghai
May 25 Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47 on this day in history.
May 27 Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day" on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane
May 27 In the year 1949 ropert L Ripley, cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at 55 in NY
May 27 In the year 1949 russian stop train traffic West-Berlin
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 In the year 1949 the first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
Jun 02 On this day in history dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82
Jun 02 In the year 1949 transjordan renamed Jordan
Jun 03 In the year 1949 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
Jun 03 In the year 1949 amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79
Jun 03 Dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles) on this day in history.