Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
May 11 First Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC) in the year 1949.
May 11 On this day in history israel becomes a member of the United Nations
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 On this day in history the blockade of the city of Berlin, by the USSR, is officially lifted
May 12 The first foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India) on this day in history.
May 12 West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade on this day in history.
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 On this day in history british government recognizes Republic of Ireland
May 18 Antiquarian Booksellers Assoc of America incorporates in the year 1949.
May 18 In the year 1949 antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates
May 18 James T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921) in the year 1949.
May 21 Klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42 in the year 1949.
May 22 On this day in history hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80
May 23 In the year 1949 federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)
May 25 Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai in the year 1949.
May 25 Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47 in the year 1949.
May 27 Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day" on this day in history.
May 27 Martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane on this day in history.
May 27 Ropert L Ripley, cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at 55 in NY in the year 1949.
May 27 Russian stop train traffic West-Berlin on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC
May 30 East Germans constitution approved in the year 1949.
May 30 On this day in history nPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname
May 31 On this day in history 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 In the year 1949 dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82
Jun 02 Transjordan renamed Jordan in the year 1949.
Jun 03 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown) in the year 1949.
Jun 03 Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1949 dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)