Historical Events In 1949
Saturday, 24 October 2020
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 On this day in history siam changes name to Thailand
Jun 09 Mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes first woman treasurer of US on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah CC ILL
Jun 11 Koci Xoxe, Albanian vice-premier, executed in the year 1949.
Jun 14 In the year 1949 state of Vietnam formed
Jun 14 State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor on this day in history.
Jun 16 Gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie Pa in the year 1949.
Jun 18 In the year 1949 "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 perfs
Jun 20 Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes in the year 1949.
Jun 21 H L Giclas discovers asteroid #1886 Lowell in the year 1949.
Jun 22 Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for hw boxing title in the year 1949.
Jun 22 In the year 1949 ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for the boxing title
Jun 22 In the year 1949 the birth of Lindsay Wagner, US film and television actress
Jun 22 The birth of Meryl Streep, American film actress on this day in history.
Jun 23 On this day in history 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
Jun 23 On this day in history first 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
Jun 24 "Hopalong Cassidy" becomes first network western (NBC) on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1949 cargo airlines first licensed by US Civil Aeronautics Board
Jun 25 On this day in history presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)
Jun 26 On this day in history 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)
Jun 26 On this day in history walter Baade discovers asteroid Icarus inside orbit of Mercury
Jun 27 "Captain Video & His Video Rangers," debut on DUMONT-TV in the year 1949.
Jun 27 On this day in history w Baade discovers asteroid #1566 Icarus
Jun 29 In the year 1949 south Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages
Jun 29 On this day in history uS troops withdraw from Korea after WW II
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 in the year 1949.
Jul 02 "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs in the year 1949.
Jul 02 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history nY Giants purchase Monty Irvin & Henry Thompson, their 1st blacks