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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1949

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1949 birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

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 in the year 1949.  

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   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 14   JoaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

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

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