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Historical Events In 1949

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jul 06   Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jul 09   On this day in history fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75  

Jul 10   On this day in history the first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1949.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Laos independence in the year 1949.  

Jul 20   Israel's 19 month war of independence ends on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 26   C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1951 Lick on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire in the year 1949.  

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   Christopher Durang, Montclair NJ, playwright/actor (Sister Mary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sylvia Likens, American torture victim (d. 1965)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of mick Mills, British(?) soccer player  

Jan 05   In the year 1949 birth of george Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)  

Jan 06   In the year 1949 birth of michael Boit, Nandi Kenya, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)  

Jan 06   Richard Horowitz, composer was born in the year 1949.  

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 in the year 1949.  

Jan 09   Amilcare Zanella, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   William Thomas Walsh, American author (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Emil Axman, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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