Historical Events In 1949
Saturday, 30 September 2023
Jul 06 In the year 1949 cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs
Jul 07 On this day in history "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 perfs
Jul 07 On this day in history "Dragnet" premiers on NBC radio; also a TV series in 1951 & 1967
Jul 08 In the year 1949 antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon
Jul 08 Monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants in the year 1949.
Jul 09 On this day in history benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony, premieres
Jul 09 Fritz Bennicke Hart, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jul 10 The first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh on this day in history.
Jul 12 16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn in the year 1949.
Jul 12 On this day in history lA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin
Jul 13 On this day in history pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics
Jul 14 In the year 1949 frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies
Jul 14 USSR explodes their 1st atom bomb on this day in history.
Jul 15 "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1949 czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik, defect to US
Jul 19 On this day in history laos becomes associated state within French Union
Jul 19 Laos independence on this day in history.
Jul 20 Israel's 19 month war of independence ends in the year 1949.
Jul 21 In the year 1949 senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13
Jul 21 Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO) in the year 1949.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1949 lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman
Jul 31 On this day in history lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills the SS & 3rd baseman
Aug 03 Republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire in the year 1949.
Aug 03 On this day in history the National Basketball Association was formed.
Aug 04 On this day in history nBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association
Aug 05 6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6000 die in the year 1949.