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Historical Events In 1949

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jul 06   In the year 1949 cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs  

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

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

Jul 08   In the year 1949 antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres  

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

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

Jul 12   On this day in history 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn  

Jul 12   LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin in the year 1949.  

Jul 13   In the year 1949 pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics  

Jul 14   In the year 1949 frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies  

Jul 14   USSR explodes their 1st atom bomb in the year 1949.  

Jul 15   In the year 1949 "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jul 19   Laos independence on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1949 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   On this day in history havilland Comet 40-passenger airliner makes maiden flight  

Jul 29   In the year 1949 airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends  

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

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   In the year 1949 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   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   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   On this day in history birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

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   Malcolm Campbell, English cyclist (world speed-record), dies at 63 in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died in the year 1949.  

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

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