Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 10 August 2020
Aug 06 On this day in history luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop
Aug 07 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs in the year 1949.
Aug 08 Bhutan, land of the Dragon, became an independent monarchy on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83
Aug 09 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 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1949 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
Aug 11 1st Naples-Capri swim, 17 miles (27 km) (Giovanni Gambi) in the year 1949.
Aug 11 On this day in history karl Weigl, composer, dies at 68
Aug 12 16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780) in the year 1949.
Aug 14 Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death in the year 1949.
Aug 15 In the year 1949 wOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting
Aug 16 In the year 1949 margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48
Aug 18 Hungary adopts constitution in the year 1949.
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 In the year 1949 78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland
Aug 20 In the year 1949 hungary (Magyar People's Republic) accepts constitution
Aug 21 On this day in history gerhard von Keussler, composer, dies at 75
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 on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history the birth of Shelly Long, American actress
Aug 24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1949 north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect
Aug 26 On this day in history nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70
Aug 27 Arthur Chesney, actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67 in the year 1949.
Aug 28 On this day in history 38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
Aug 29 In the year 1949 uSSR explodes its first atomic bomb
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 In the year 1949 roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game
Aug 31 Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies on this day in history.
Sep 01 The first network detective series-Private Eyes-premiers on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1949 fire in riverfront area kills 1,700 (Chungking China)