Historical Events In 1949
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Jun 03 The first negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown) in the year 1949.
Jun 04 On this day in history "Cavalcade of Stars" debuts (DuMont); Jackie Gleason made host in 1950
Jun 08 In the year 1949 siam changes name to Thailand
Jun 09 Mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes first woman treasurer of US in the year 1949.
Jun 11 In the year 1949 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL
Jun 11 Koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed in the year 1949.
Jun 14 State of Vietnam formed on this day in history.
Jun 14 On this day in history state of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor
Jun 16 On this day in history gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie Pa
Jun 18 "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 perfs in the year 1949.
Jun 20 In the year 1949 central Intelligence Agency Act, passes
Jun 21 In the year 1949 h L Giclas discovers asteroid #1886 Lowell
Jun 22 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title in the year 1949.
Jun 22 In the year 1949 ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for the boxing title
Jun 22 The birth of Lindsay Wagner, US film and television actress in the year 1949.
Jun 22 The birth of Meryl Streep, American film actress in the year 1949.
Jun 23 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School on this day in history.
Jun 23 First 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School in the year 1949.
Jun 24 In the year 1949 "Hopalong Cassidy" becomes first network western (NBC)
Jun 24 On this day in history cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board
Jun 25 Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote) on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1949 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)
Jun 26 On this day in history walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus inside orbit of Mercury
Jun 27 "Captain Video & His Video Rangers," debut on DUMONT-TV on this day in history.
Jun 27 W Baade discovers asteroid #1566 Icarus on this day in history.
Jun 29 South Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages in the year 1949.
Jun 29 US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II on this day in history.
Jun 29 Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies in the year 1949.
Jul 01 In the year 1949 bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France
Jul 01 Canadian Pacific accepts its last new steam locomotive (in March) class T-l-c 2-10-4 no. 5935 from Montreal Locomotive Works, and acquires its first road diesel-electric locomotives nos. 8400-8404 (in September) for conversion of motive power on the Montreal-Newport-Wells River line on this day in history.
Jul 01 Louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65 in the year 1949.
Jul 02 "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs on this day in history.
Jul 02 In the year 1949 georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67
Jul 05 NY Giants purchase Monty Irvin & Henry Thompson, their 1st blacks in the year 1949.