Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Dec 07 On this day in history 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)
Dec 08 In the year 1949 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs
Dec 09 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1949 chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29)
Dec 12 In the year 1949 aL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball
Dec 13 AL votes down proposal to revive spitball in the year 1949.
Dec 13 Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem on this day in history.
Dec 15 Albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris in the year 1949.
Dec 16 Sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier in the year 1949.
Dec 16 Swedish Carmaker DebutsA Swedish company by the name of Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget produced its first motorcar. In 1965 the concern changed its name to Saab Aktiebolag, and a few years later simply to Saab. The first Saab automobiles were engineered with the precision of fighter planes--the company's other main product on this day in history.
Dec 16 Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed on this day in history.
Dec 17 In the year 1949 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances
Dec 17 On this day in history david Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72
Dec 18 In the year 1949 phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game
Dec 19 In the year 1949 luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland
Dec 20 Maurice Ravel/John Cranko's ballet "Beauty & the Beast," premieres on this day in history.
Dec 21 On this day in history dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia
Dec 25 In the year 1949 the birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress
Dec 27 On this day in history queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia
Dec 27 United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands on this day in history.
Dec 28 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs in the year 1949.
Dec 28 In the year 1949 jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39
Dec 29 In the year 1949 1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct)
Dec 29 Hungary nationalized its industries on this day in history.
Dec 29 Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer) in the year 1949.
Dec 30 In the year 1949 india recognizes People's Republic of China
Dec 31 18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia on this day in history.