Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Jun 03 The first negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown) on this day in history.
Jun 04 "Cavalcade of Stars" debuts (DuMont); Jackie Gleason made host in 1950 on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1949 siam changes name to Thailand
Jun 09 Mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes first woman treasurer of US in the year 1949.
Jun 11 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL in the year 1949.
Jun 11 In the year 1949 koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed
Jun 14 In the year 1949 state of Vietnam formed
Jun 14 On this day in history state of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor
Jun 16 On this day in history gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie Pa
Jun 18 On this day in history "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 perfs
Jun 20 Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes in the year 1949.
Jun 21 On this day in history h L Giclas discovers asteroid #1886 Lowell
Jun 22 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title in the year 1949.
Jun 22 On this day in history ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for the boxing title
Jun 22 The birth of Lindsay Wagner, US film and television actress in the year 1949.
Jun 22 The birth of Meryl Streep, American film actress in the year 1949.
Jun 23 On this day in history 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
Jun 23 First 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School in the year 1949.
Jun 24 "Hopalong Cassidy" becomes first network western (NBC) in the year 1949.
Jun 24 Cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board in the year 1949.
Jun 25 In the year 1949 presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)
Jun 26 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains) in the year 1949.
Jun 26 Walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus inside orbit of Mercury in the year 1949.
Jun 27 "Captain Video & His Video Rangers," debut on DUMONT-TV in the year 1949.
Jun 27 W Baade discovers asteroid #1566 Icarus in the year 1949.
Jun 29 South Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1949 uS troops withdraw from Korea after WW II
Jun 29 Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies on this day in history.
Jul 01 Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France in the year 1949.
Jul 01 Canadian Pacific accepts its last new steam locomotive (in March) class T-l-c 2-10-4 no. 5935 from Montreal Locomotive Works, and acquires its first road diesel-electric locomotives nos. 8400-8404 (in September) for conversion of motive power on the Montreal-Newport-Wells River line on this day in history.
Jul 01 Louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs
Jul 02 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1949 nY Giants purchase Monty Irvin & Henry Thompson, their 1st blacks