Historical Events In 1949
Monday, 06 July 2020
May 11 In the year 1949 first Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC)
May 11 Israel becomes a member of the United Nations in the year 1949.
May 11 Siam changes its name to Thailand in the year 1949.
May 11 On this day in history the recently introduced Polaroid camera sells for $89.95 in new York City
May 12 The blockade of the city of Berlin, by the USSR, is officially lifted on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history the first foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India)
May 12 On this day in history west begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade
May 13 In the year 1949 1st British-produced jet bomber, Canberra, makes its 1st test flight
May 13 The first British-produced jet bomber, Canberra, makes its first test flight later this type of aricaraft was used in the 1982 war in the Falklands on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1949 truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral
May 16 In the year 1949 william Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies
May 17 In the year 1949 british government recognizes Republic of Ireland
May 18 In the year 1949 antiquarian Booksellers Assoc of America incorporates
May 18 Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates in the year 1949.
May 18 James T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921) in the year 1949.
May 21 In the year 1949 klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42
May 22 On this day in history hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80
May 23 On this day in history federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)
May 25 On this day in history chinese Red army occupies Shanghai
May 25 Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47 on this day in history.
May 27 Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day" in the year 1949.
May 27 On this day in history martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane
May 27 On this day in history ropert L Ripley, cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at 55 in NY
May 27 Russian stop train traffic West-Berlin in the year 1949.
May 29 Candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC in the year 1949.
May 30 In the year 1949 east Germans constitution approved
May 30 NPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname in the year 1949.
May 31 In the year 1949 charley Lupica begins stay on 4-foot-square platform platform atop a 60' pole, vowing to stay until Indians clinch pennant. (They don't, and he comes down 117 days later)
Jun 01 In the year 1949 the first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
Jun 02 Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1949 transjordan renamed Jordan
Jun 03 In the year 1949 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
Jun 03 Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jun 03 Dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles) on this day in history.