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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  

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

Jan 03   Sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965) was born in the year 1949.  

Jan 04   Mick Mills, British(?) soccer player was born in the year 1949.  

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   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   On this day in history malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1949.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1949 joaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist/conductor/composer (Rima), dies at 66  

Jan 15   Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie) died in the year 1949.  

Jan 20   Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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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