Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 21 September 2020
Jun 03 On this day in history the first negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
Jun 04 "Cavalcade of Stars" debuts (DuMont); Jackie Gleason made host in 1950 in the year 1949.
Jun 08 On this day in history siam changes name to Thailand
Jun 09 On this day in history mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes first woman treasurer of US
Jun 11 On this day in history 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL
Jun 11 In the year 1949 koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed
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 Gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie Pa on this day in history.
Jun 18 In the year 1949 "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 perfs
Jun 20 Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes in the year 1949.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 22 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for the boxing title on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1949 the birth of Lindsay Wagner, US film and television actress
Jun 22 On this day in history the birth of Meryl Streep, American film actress
Jun 23 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School in the year 1949.
Jun 23 In the year 1949 first 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
Jun 24 "Hopalong Cassidy" becomes first network western (NBC) on this day in history.
Jun 24 Cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board on this day in history.
Jun 25 On this day in history presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)
Jun 26 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains) in the year 1949.
Jun 26 On this day in history walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus inside orbit of Mercury
Jun 27 In the year 1949 "Captain Video & His Video Rangers," debut on DUMONT-TV
Jun 27 W Baade discovers asteroid #1566 Icarus on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1949 south Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages
Jun 29 US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1949 walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies
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 On this day in history louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65
Jul 02 On this day in history "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs
Jul 02 On this day in history georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67
Jul 05 In the year 1949 nY Giants purchase Monty Irvin & Henry Thompson, their 1st blacks