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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Jul 06   Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs in the year 1949.  

Jul 07   "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 perfs in the year 1949.  

Jul 07   "Dragnet" premiers on NBC radio; also a TV series in 1951 & 1967 in the year 1949.  

Jul 08   Antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1949 monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants  

Jul 09   In the year 1949 benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres  

Jul 09   Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

Jul 10   The first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh on this day in history.  

Jul 12   16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn in the year 1949.  

Jul 12   In the year 1949 lA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin  

Jul 13   Pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics in the year 1949.  

Jul 14   Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies in the year 1949.  

Jul 14   On this day in history uSSR explodes their 1st atom bomb  

Jul 15   On this day in history "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances  

Jul 15   Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik, defect to US in the year 1949.  

Jul 19   Laos becomes associated state within French Union in the year 1949.  

Jul 19   In the year 1949 laos independence  

Jul 20   In the year 1949 israel's 19 month war of independence ends  

Jul 21   In the year 1949 senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13  

Jul 21   Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO) in the year 1949.  

Jul 23   Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days in the year 1949.  

Jul 24   Inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1949 c A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1951 Lick  

Jul 26   In the year 1949 wCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Jul 27   1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies in the year 1949.  

Jul 27   Havilland Comet 40-passenger airliner makes maiden flight in the year 1949.  

Jul 29   Airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends in the year 1949.  

Jul 30   In the year 1949 british warship HMS Amethyst escape down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff  

Jul 31   Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman in the year 1949.  

Jul 31   On this day in history lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills the SS & 3rd baseman  

Aug 03   On this day in history republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire  

Aug 03   On this day in history the National Basketball Association was formed.  

Aug 04   On this day in history nBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association  

Aug 05   6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6000 die 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of richard Horowitz, composer  

Jan 07   John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure) was born in the year 1949.  

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   In the year 1949 amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 10   Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history joaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   In the year 1949 death of black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)  

Jan 20   In the year 1949 josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of william Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891)  

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

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