Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Dec 07 In the year 1949 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)
Dec 08 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 perfs in the year 1949.
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 AL votes 7-1 rejecting legalizing the spitball on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1949 aL votes down proposal to revive spitball
Dec 13 Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capitol to Jerusalem in the year 1949.
Dec 15 Albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris on this day in history.
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 in the year 1949.
Dec 16 Traitsjo Kostov, Bulgarian communist vice-premier, executed in the year 1949.
Dec 17 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances in the year 1949.
Dec 17 In the year 1949 david Stanley Smith, composer, dies at 72
Dec 18 Phila Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history 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 Dutch 1st Chamber accept soeveregnty of Indonesia in the year 1949.
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 United States of Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands in the year 1949.
Dec 28 In the year 1949 20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs
Dec 28 Jack Lovelock, NZ/US surgeon/athlete (Olympic-gold-1936), dies at 39 on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history 1st UHF television station operating regular basis (Bridgeport Ct)
Dec 29 In the year 1949 hungary nationalized its industries
Dec 29 Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer) in the year 1949.
Dec 30 India recognizes People's Republic of China in the year 1949.
Dec 31 18 countries recognize Republic Indonesia in the year 1949.