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Historical Events In 1949

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Jul 06   On this day in history cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs  

Jul 07   On this day in history "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 perfs  

Jul 07   On this day in history "Dragnet" premiers on NBC radio; also a TV series in 1951 & 1967  

Jul 08   Antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon in the year 1949.  

Jul 08   On this day in history monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants  

Jul 09   Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1949 fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75  

Jul 10   The first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh in the year 1949.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 15   On this day in history czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik, defect to US  

Jul 19   Laos becomes associated state within French Union on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history laos independence  

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

Jul 21   Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 23   Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5 in the year 1949.  

Jul 26   On this day in history c A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1951 Lick  

Jul 26   On this day in history wCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Jul 27   On this day in history 1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies  

Jul 27   In the year 1949 havilland Comet 40-passenger airliner makes maiden flight  

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

Aug 03   In the year 1949 republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire  

Aug 03   The National Basketball Association was formed on this day in history.  

Aug 04   NBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association in the year 1949.  

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   On this day in history birth of chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)  

Jan 02   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 03   In the year 1949 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   In the year 1949 birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

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   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   In the year 1949 death of erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)  

Jan 14   JoaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1949 emil Axman, composer, dies at 61  

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