Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 06 July 2020
Mar 26 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Kentucky beats Okla State 46-36 in the year 1949.
Mar 28 Grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1949 turkey recognizes Israel
Mar 30 On this day in history dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies
Mar 30 In the year 1949 riot breaks out in AusturvĂ¶llur square in ReykjavĂk, when Iceland joined NATO.
Mar 31 Newfoundland becomes Canada's 10th province on this day in history.
Apr 01 Newfoundland becomes the tenth province of Canada and the Newfoundland Railway becomes part of the Canadian National system. This narrow gauge system had been operated by the island government since 1923 in the year 1949.
Apr 03 Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89 in the year 1949.
Apr 03 In the year 1949 kQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS
Apr 03 North Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada in the year 1949.
Apr 03 WLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history establishment of NATO
Apr 04 Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement in the year 1949.
Apr 04 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC) in the year 1949.
Apr 04 The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA in the year 1949.
Apr 04 WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.
Apr 05 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL) on this day in history.
Apr 05 On this day in history 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill)
Apr 06 Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies in the year 1949.
Apr 07 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater (for 1925 performances) on this day in history.
Apr 07 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances in the year 1949.
Apr 07 On this day in history the Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein musical classic of love and war," South Pacific", unfolded on a lush tropical island swarming with Seabees, nurses, natives and coconut trees on this night in 1949.
Apr 09 UN Intl Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel & awards Britain damages on this day in history.
Apr 10 13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282 on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1949 sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament
Apr 13 In the year 1949 3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Wash Capitols, 4 games to 2
Apr 13 C V France, dies at 80 in the year 1949.
Apr 13 In the Puget Sound area, Washington region a 6.9 earthquake occured between Olympia and Tacoma, along the southern edge of Puget Sound. Property damage in Olympia, Seattle, and Tacoma was estimated at $25 million; eight people were killed on this day in history.
Apr 14 On this day in history joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68
Apr 15 In the year 1949 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri
Apr 15 In the year 1949 wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64
Apr 16 In the year 1949 stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
Apr 16 On this day in history sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54
Apr 16 On this day in history toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup