Historical Events In 1949
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Nov 01 In the year 1949 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 Solomon R Guggenheim, US art collector, dies at 88 in the year 1949.
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 In the year 1949 king Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
Nov 09 On this day in history costa Rica adopts Constitution
Nov 12 Hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological, dies at 64 in the year 1949.
Nov 13 On this day in history the birth of Whoopi Goldberg, American actress
Nov 15 In the year 1949 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 On this day in history james Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (Oestereetster), dies at 89
Nov 19 Prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco in the year 1949.
Nov 19 Prince Rainier III coronation in Monaco in the year 1949.
Nov 20 In the year 1949 jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000
Nov 21 On this day in history bill Veeck sells Indians for $22 million
Nov 23 Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1949 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts
Nov 25 In the year 1949 luther "Bill" Robinson, "Bojangles" famed tap dancer, dies at 71
Nov 26 37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15 in the year 1949.
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 In the year 1949 nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa
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 on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1949 chinese Communists captured Chungking
Dec 01 In the year 1949 wBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
Dec 03 On this day in history elin Pelin, writer, dies
Dec 03 In the year 1949 kRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins
Dec 04 On this day in history bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run
Dec 04 The birth of Jeff Bridges, American actor in the year 1949.
Dec 05 On this day in history ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title
Dec 06 Leadbelly, [Huddie William Ledbetter], blues singer, dies at 64 in the year 1949.