Historical Events In 1949
Friday, 23 October 2020
Aug 06 In the year 1949 luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop
Aug 07 In the year 1949 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs
Aug 08 Bhutan, land of the Dragon, became an independent monarchy in the year 1949.
Aug 09 In the year 1949 harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83
Aug 09 On this day in history the first use in the United States of a pilot-ejection seat for an emergency escape, was made by Lieutenant J. L. Fruin of VF-171 from an F2H-1 Banshee while making over 500 knots in the vicinity of Walterboro, S.C.
Aug 10 Natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense on this day in history.
Aug 10 The Avro Canada C.102 Jetliner takes maiden flight; designed to meet a Trans-Canada Airlines requirement; first jet transport to fly in North America and second to fly in the world on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history 1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi)
Aug 11 Karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1949.
Aug 12 In the year 1949 16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780)
Aug 14 Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death on this day in history.
Aug 15 WOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.
Aug 16 On this day in history margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48
Aug 18 In the year 1949 hungary adopts constitution
Aug 18 Paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49 in the year 1949.
Aug 20 78,382 watch the White Sox play the Indians at Cleveland on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland
Aug 20 Hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution on this day in history.
Aug 21 Gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history phila fans cause A's to forfeit game when they riot over a trapped line drive by Rich Ashburn, Giants leading 4-2 in 9th declared winners
Aug 22 In the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake in the year 1949.
Aug 23 The birth of Shelly Long, American actress in the year 1949.
Aug 24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established in the year 1949.
Aug 24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect in the year 1949.
Aug 26 On this day in history nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70
Aug 27 On this day in history arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67
Aug 28 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1) in the year 1949.
Aug 29 USSR explodes its first atomic bomb in the year 1949.
Aug 29 On this day in history uSSR performs first nuclear test
Aug 30 On this day in history arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies
Aug 30 Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1949 andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies
Sep 01 On this day in history the first network detective series-Private Eyes-premiers
Sep 02 In the year 1949 fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China)