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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Jun 03   On this day in history the first negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)  

Jun 04   In the year 1949 "Cavalcade of Stars" debuts (DuMont); Jackie Gleason made host in 1950  

Jun 08   In the year 1949 siam changes name to Thailand  

Jun 09   In the year 1949 mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes first woman treasurer of US  

Jun 11   49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1949 state of Vietnam formed  

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   Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes in the year 1949.  

Jun 21   In the year 1949 h L Giclas discovers asteroid #1886 Lowell  

Jun 22   In the year 1949 ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title  

Jun 22   Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for the boxing title in the year 1949.  

Jun 22   On this day in history the birth of Lindsay Wagner, US film and television actress  

Jun 22   In the year 1949 the birth of Meryl Streep, American film actress  

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   "Hopalong Cassidy" becomes first network western (NBC) in the year 1949.  

Jun 24   In the year 1949 cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board  

Jun 25   On this day in history presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)  

Jun 26   In the year 1949 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)  

Jun 26   Walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus inside orbit of Mercury on this day in history.  

Jun 27   "Captain Video & His Video Rangers," debut on DUMONT-TV on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history w Baade discovers asteroid #1566 Icarus  

Jun 29   In the year 1949 south Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages  

Jun 29   US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II in the year 1949.  

Jun 29   Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies in the year 1949.  

Jul 01   On this day in history bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France  

Jul 01   In the year 1949 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.  

Jul 01   In the year 1949 louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65  

Jul 02   "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

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   On this day in history birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born in the year 1949.  

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   On this day in history 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   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1949 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   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1949 death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1949.  

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