Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
Aug 06 Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop in the year 1949.
Aug 07 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history bhutan, land of the Dragon, became an independent monarchy
Aug 09 Harry Davenport, actor (Cowboy & Lady, Enchanted Forest), dies at 83 in the year 1949.
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 In the year 1949 natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense
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 in the year 1949.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 12 16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780) in the year 1949.
Aug 14 In the year 1949 husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death
Aug 15 WOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1949 margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48
Aug 18 Hungary adopts constitution on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1949 paul J Mares, US jazz trumpetist/composer (Tin Roof Blues), dies at 49
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1949.
Aug 23 In the year 1949 the birth of Shelly Long, American actress
Aug 24 On this day in history north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established
Aug 24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect in the year 1949.
Aug 26 Nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70 in the year 1949.
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 USSR explodes its first atomic bomb in the year 1949.
Aug 29 On this day in history uSSR performs first nuclear test
Aug 30 Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies on this day in history.
Aug 30 Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game on this day in history.
Aug 31 Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (actinium), dies in the year 1949.
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)