Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Nov 01 On this day in history leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies
Nov 02 Netherland recognizes Indonesia as a sovereign state in the year 1949.
Nov 03 In the year 1949 solomon R Guggenheim, US art collector, dies at 88
Nov 04 "One Man's Family" premieres on TV in the year 1949.
Nov 06 Greeks civil war ends in the year 1949.
Nov 07 King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament in the year 1949.
Nov 09 On this day in history costa Rica adopts Constitution
Nov 12 In the year 1949 hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological, dies at 64
Nov 13 The birth of Whoopi Goldberg, American actress in the year 1949.
Nov 15 On this day in history kRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
Nov 18 NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP on this day in history.
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 On this day in history prince Rainier III coronation in Monaco
Nov 20 In the year 1949 jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000
Nov 21 Bill Veeck sells Indians for $22 million on this day in history.
Nov 23 Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies in the year 1949.
Nov 24 Britain nationalizes it's steel & iron industry on this day in history.
Nov 24 Britain nationalizes its steel &iron industry on this day in history.
Nov 25 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts on this day in history.
Nov 25 Luther "Bill" Robinson, "Bojangles" famed tap dancer, dies at 71 in the year 1949.
Nov 26 In the year 1949 37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15
Nov 26 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic on this day in history.
Nov 28 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 perfs in the year 1949.
Nov 29 Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1949 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.
Nov 30 Chinese Communists captured Chungking in the year 1949.
Dec 01 WBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.
Dec 03 Elin Pelin, writer, dies in the year 1949.
Dec 03 In the year 1949 kRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins
Dec 04 Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run in the year 1949.
Dec 04 On this day in history the birth of Jeff Bridges, American actor
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.