Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Jul 06 In the year 1949 cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs
Jul 07 In the year 1949 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 perfs
Jul 07 In the year 1949 "Dragnet" premiers on NBC radio; also a TV series in 1951 & 1967
Jul 08 On this day in history 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 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 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 Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies on this day in history.
Jul 14 USSR explodes their 1st atom bomb on this day in history.
Jul 15 In the year 1949 "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
Jul 15 On this day in history czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik, defect to US
Jul 19 In the year 1949 laos becomes associated state within French Union
Jul 19 Laos independence in the year 1949.
Jul 20 In the year 1949 israel's 19 month war of independence ends
Jul 21 On this day in history senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13
Jul 21 In the year 1949 senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO)
Jul 23 Test Cricket debut of Brian Close aged 18 years 149 days on this day in history.
Jul 24 Inidian pitcher Bob Lemon hits 2 HRs to beat Senators, 7-5 on this day in history.
Jul 26 C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1951 Lick in the year 1949.
Jul 26 On this day in history wCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting
Jul 27 1st jet-propelled airline (De Havilland Comet) flies in the year 1949.
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 British warship HMS Amethyst escape down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff in the year 1949.
Jul 31 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman on this day in history.
Jul 31 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills the SS & 3rd baseman in the year 1949.
Aug 03 In the year 1949 republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire
Aug 03 In the year 1949 the National Basketball Association was formed.
Aug 04 NBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association in the year 1949.
Aug 05 In the year 1949 6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6000 die