Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
Mar 26 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Champion: Kentucky beats Okla State 46-36 in the year 1949.
Mar 28 On this day in history grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59
Mar 29 Turkey recognizes Israel on this day in history.
Mar 30 Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies in the year 1949.
Mar 30 Riot breaks out in AusturvĂ¶llur square in ReykjavĂk, when Iceland joined NATO on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history newfoundland becomes Canada's 10th province
Apr 01 On this day in history 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.
Apr 03 Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89 on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1949 kQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS
Apr 03 In the year 1949 north Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada
Apr 03 WLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1949.
Apr 04 In the year 1949 establishment of NATO
Apr 04 On this day in history israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement
Apr 04 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC) in the year 1949.
Apr 04 On this day in history the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA
Apr 04 In the year 1949 wKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
Apr 05 On this day in history 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham IL)
Apr 05 On this day in history 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill)
Apr 06 In the year 1949 stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
Apr 07 In the year 1949 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater (for 1925 performances)
Apr 07 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances on this day in history.
Apr 07 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 on this day in history.
Apr 09 UN Intl Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel & awards Britain damages in the year 1949.
Apr 10 13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282 in the year 1949.
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 On this day in history 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
Apr 14 Joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Apr 15 On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri
Apr 15 Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Apr 16 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games in the year 1949.
Apr 16 Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54 on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1949 toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup