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.