Historical Events In 1949
Saturday, 24 October 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 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 Riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joined NATO on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1949 newfoundland becomes Canada's 10th province
Apr 01 In the year 1949 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 On this day in history basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89
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 On this day in history wLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
Apr 04 Establishment of NATO on this day in history.
Apr 04 Israel & Jordan sign armistice agreement on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1949 north Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC)
Apr 04 In the year 1949 the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'NATO', formed in Washington USA
Apr 04 WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati OH (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 07 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater (for 1925 performances) in the year 1949.
Apr 07 On this day in history "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances
Apr 07 In the year 1949 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 in the year 1949.
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 On this day in history 3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Wash Capitols, 4 games to 2
Apr 13 In the year 1949 c V France, dies at 80
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 Joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Apr 15 Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri on this day in history.
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 In the year 1949 sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54
Apr 16 In the year 1949 toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup