Historical Events In 1949
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Dec 07 On this day in history 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)
Dec 08 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history dutch 2nd Chamber accept Indonesian sovereignty
Dec 11 Chic Bear Johnny Lujack passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chic Cards (52-29) on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history aL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball
Dec 13 On this day in history aL votes down proposal to revive spitball
Dec 13 On this day in history knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem
Dec 15 In the year 1949 albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris
Dec 16 On this day in history sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier
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 in the year 1949.
Dec 16 On this day in history traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed
Dec 17 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances in the year 1949.
Dec 17 David Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1949.
Dec 18 Phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game on this day in history.
Dec 19 Luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Garelock Scotland in the year 1949.
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 The birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress on this day in history.
Dec 27 On this day in history queen Juliana (Netherlands) grants sovereignty to Indonesia
Dec 27 On this day in history united States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands
Dec 28 In the year 1949 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs
Dec 28 On this day in history jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39
Dec 29 On this day in history 1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct)
Dec 29 Hungary nationalized its industries on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1949 syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)
Dec 30 India recognizes People's Republic of China on this day in history.
Dec 31 18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia on this day in history.