Historical Events In 1949
Saturday, 30 September 2023
May 11 First Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC) on this day in history.
May 11 Israel becomes a member of the United Nations in the year 1949.
May 11 Siam changes its name to Thailand on this day in history.
May 11 The recently introduced Polaroid camera sells for $89.95 in new York City on this day in history.
May 12 The blockade of the city of Berlin, by the USSR, is officially lifted in the year 1949.
May 12 The first foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India) in the year 1949.
May 12 West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade in the year 1949.
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 in the year 1949.
May 14 Truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral in the year 1949.
May 16 William Newzam Prior Nicholson, painter/engraver, dies in the year 1949.
May 17 On this day in history british government recognizes Republic of Ireland
May 18 Antiquarian Booksellers Assoc of America incorporates on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates
May 18 On this day in history james T Adams, US historian (Pulitzer 1921)
May 21 On this day in history klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42
May 22 Hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1949 federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)
May 25 On this day in history chinese Red army occupies Shanghai
May 25 On this day in history simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47
May 27 Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day" on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1949 martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane
May 27 Ropert L Ripley, cartoonist (Believe It or Not), dies at 55 in NY in the year 1949.
May 27 On this day in history russian stop train traffic West-Berlin
May 29 In the year 1949 candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC
May 30 On this day in history east Germans constitution approved
May 30 On this day in history nPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname
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 The first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek) on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1949 dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82
Jun 02 In the year 1949 transjordan renamed Jordan
Jun 03 On this day in history 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
Jun 03 Amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79 in the year 1949.
Jun 03 Dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles) on this day in history.