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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.  

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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   In the year 1949 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   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   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 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   On this day in history joaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 in the year 1949.  

Jan 22   In the year 1949 death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

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

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