Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Jun 03 The first negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown) in the year 1949.
Jun 04 "Cavalcade of Stars" debuts (DuMont); Jackie Gleason made host in 1950 on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history siam changes name to Thailand
Jun 09 In the year 1949 mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes first woman treasurer of US
Jun 11 On this day in history 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL
Jun 11 On this day in history koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed
Jun 14 State of Vietnam formed in the year 1949.
Jun 14 State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor in the year 1949.
Jun 16 On this day in history gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie Pa
Jun 18 "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 perfs on this day in history.
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 In the year 1949 ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title
Jun 22 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for the boxing title in the year 1949.
Jun 22 The birth of Lindsay Wagner, US film and television actress on this day in history.
Jun 22 The birth of Meryl Streep, American film actress in the year 1949.
Jun 23 In the year 1949 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
Jun 23 First 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1949 "Hopalong Cassidy" becomes first network western (NBC)
Jun 24 On this day in history cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board
Jun 25 Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote) in the year 1949.
Jun 26 In the year 1949 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)
Jun 26 Walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus inside orbit of Mercury on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1949 "Captain Video & His Video Rangers," debut on DUMONT-TV
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 US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1949 walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies
Jul 01 Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France in the year 1949.
Jul 01 In the year 1949 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.
Jul 01 Louis Davids, [Simon David], cabaret artist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jul 02 "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs on this day in history.
Jul 02 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jul 05 NY Giants purchase Monty Irvin & Henry Thompson, their 1st blacks on this day in history.