Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 19 April 2021
Jul 06 Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs on this day in history.
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 in the year 1949.
Jul 08 Monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants on this day in history.
Jul 09 Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres on this day in history.
Jul 09 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history the first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh
Jul 12 In the year 1949 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
Jul 12 LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1949 pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics
Jul 14 Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies on this day in history.
Jul 14 USSR explodes their 1st atom bomb on this day in history.
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 On this day in history laos becomes associated state within French Union
Jul 19 In the year 1949 laos independence
Jul 20 Israel's 19 month war of independence ends in the year 1949.
Jul 21 Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 in the year 1949.
Jul 21 On this day in history senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO)
Jul 23 In the year 1949 test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days
Jul 24 On this day in history inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5
Jul 26 C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1951 Lick on this day in history.
Jul 26 In the year 1949 wCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
Jul 27 In the year 1949 1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies
Jul 27 Havilland Comet 40-passenger airliner makes maiden flight on this day in history.
Jul 29 In the year 1949 airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends
Jul 30 British warship HMS Amethyst escape down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff in the year 1949.
Jul 31 In the year 1949 lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman
Jul 31 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills the SS & 3rd baseman in the year 1949.
Aug 03 Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire on this day in history.
Aug 03 The National Basketball Association was formed on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1949 nBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association
Aug 05 On this day in history 6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6000 die