Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 17 February 2020
Nov 01 Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies in the year 1949.
Nov 02 In the year 1949 netherland recognizes Indonesia as a sovereign state
Nov 03 Solomon R Guggenheim, US art collector, dies at 88 in the year 1949.
Nov 04 "One Man's Family" premieres on TV on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1949 greeks civil war ends
Nov 07 On this day in history king Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
Nov 09 Costa Rica adopts Constitution on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1949 hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological, dies at 64
Nov 13 On this day in history the birth of Whoopi Goldberg, American actress
Nov 15 KRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.
Nov 18 In the year 1949 nL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP
Nov 19 In the year 1949 james Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (Oestereetster), dies at 89
Nov 19 On this day in history prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco
Nov 19 Prince Rainier III coronation in Monaco in the year 1949.
Nov 20 Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history bill Veeck sells Indians for $22 million
Nov 23 On this day in history gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies
Nov 24 Britain nationalizes it's steel & iron industry on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history britain nationalizes its steel &iron industry
Nov 25 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history luther "Bill" Robinson, "Bojangles" famed tap dancer, dies at 71
Nov 26 37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15 on this day in history.
Nov 26 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic in the year 1949.
Nov 28 In the year 1949 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 perfs
Nov 29 Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa in the year 1949.
Nov 30 A Sikorsky helicopter flew from NAS Seattle to NAS Alameda in 10 hours and 50 minutes and unofficially bettered the existing distance record for helicopters with a flight of 755 miles in the year 1949.
Nov 30 Chinese Communists captured Chungking on this day in history.
Dec 01 WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history elin Pelin, writer, dies
Dec 03 KRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins on this day in history.
Dec 04 Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run in the year 1949.
Dec 04 The birth of Jeff Bridges, American actor in the year 1949.
Dec 05 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Dec 06 Leadbelly, [Huddie William Ledbetter], blues singer, dies at 64 on this day in history.