Historical Events In 1949
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Jul 06 Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs in the year 1949.
Jul 07 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 perfs in the year 1949.
Jul 07 On this day in history "Dragnet" premiers on NBC radio; also a TV series in 1951 & 1967
Jul 08 Antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon on this day in history.
Jul 08 Monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants on this day in history.
Jul 09 Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 1949 fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75
Jul 10 In the year 1949 the first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh
Jul 12 In the year 1949 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn
Jul 12 In the year 1949 lA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin
Jul 13 On this day in history pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics
Jul 14 On this day in history frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies
Jul 14 USSR explodes their 1st atom bomb in the year 1949.
Jul 15 In the year 1949 "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
Jul 15 Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik, defect to US on this day in history.
Jul 19 In the year 1949 laos becomes associated state within French Union
Jul 19 In the year 1949 laos independence
Jul 20 Israel's 19 month war of independence ends in the year 1949.
Jul 21 Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 in the year 1949.
Jul 21 In the year 1949 senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO)
Jul 23 On this day in history test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days
Jul 24 In the year 1949 inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5
Jul 26 In the year 1949 c A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1951 Lick
Jul 26 In the year 1949 wCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
Jul 27 On this day in history 1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies
Jul 27 On this day in history havilland Comet 40-passenger airliner makes maiden flight
Jul 29 In the year 1949 airlift in West-Germany to West-Berlin ends
Jul 30 In the year 1949 british warship HMS Amethyst escape down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff
Jul 31 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman on this day in history.
Jul 31 In the year 1949 lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills the SS & 3rd baseman
Aug 03 Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire on this day in history.
Aug 03 In the year 1949 the National Basketball Association was formed.
Aug 04 NBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history 6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6000 die