Historical Events In 1949
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Nov 01 Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history greeks civil war ends
Nov 07 In the year 1949 king Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
Nov 09 In the year 1949 costa Rica adopts Constitution
Nov 12 On this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1949 britain nationalizes it's steel & iron industry
Nov 24 Britain nationalizes its steel &iron industry on this day in history.
Nov 25 In the year 1949 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts
Nov 25 Luther "Bill" Robinson, "Bojangles" famed tap dancer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
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 "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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1949 wBNG TV channel 12 in Binghamton, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
Dec 03 Elin Pelin, writer, dies in the year 1949.
Dec 03 KRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins in the year 1949.
Dec 04 Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run on this day in history.
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 In the year 1949 leadbelly, [Huddie William Ledbetter], blues singer, dies at 64