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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary)  

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

Jan 06   Michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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