Historical Events In 1949
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
May 11 In the year 1949 first Polaroid camera sold $89.95 (NYC)
May 11 Israel becomes a member of the United Nations on this day in history.
May 11 Siam changes its name to Thailand on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history the recently introduced Polaroid camera sells for $89.95 in new York City
May 12 In the year 1949 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) in the year 1949.
May 12 West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade in the year 1949.
May 13 On this day in history 1st British-produced jet bomber, Canberra, makes its 1st test flight
May 13 In the year 1949 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
May 14 On this day in history 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 British government recognizes Republic of Ireland on this day in history.
May 18 Antiquarian Booksellers Assoc of America incorporates on this day in history.
May 18 Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America incorporates in the year 1949.
May 18 In the year 1949 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 On this day in history federal Republic of [West] Germany proclaimed (Republic Day)
May 25 In the year 1949 chinese Red army occupies Shanghai
May 25 Simon H Spoor, intelligence officer/general (WW II), dies at 47 in the year 1949.
May 27 In the year 1949 indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day"
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 on this day in history.
May 27 Russian stop train traffic West-Berlin on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1949 candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC
May 30 In the year 1949 east Germans constitution approved
May 30 In the year 1949 nPS/VHP win first general election in Suriname
May 31 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) on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history the first magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
Jun 02 Dynam-Victor Fumet, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1949.
Jun 02 On this day in history transjordan renamed Jordan
Jun 03 In the year 1949 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
Jun 03 On this day in history amedos Peter Giannine, founder of Bank of America dies at 79
Jun 03 On this day in history dragnet is first broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)