Historical Events In 1949
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Jul 06 Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs on this day in history.
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 On this day in history antun Sa'ada, Syrian rightwing politician, executed in Lebanon
Jul 08 In the year 1949 monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants
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 The first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh on this day in history.
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 Pope Pius XII excommunicates communist catholics in the year 1949.
Jul 14 Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies in the year 1949.
Jul 14 On this day in history uSSR explodes their 1st atom bomb
Jul 15 On this day in history "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
Jul 15 Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik, defect to US in the year 1949.
Jul 19 On this day in history laos becomes associated state within French Union
Jul 19 On this day in history laos independence
Jul 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1949.
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 WCPO TV channel 9 in Cincinnati, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1949 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 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills the SS & 3rd baseman on this day in history.
Aug 03 In the year 1949 republic Indonesia proclaims cease fire
Aug 03 The National Basketball Association was formed in the year 1949.
Aug 04 In the year 1949 nBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association
Aug 05 In the year 1949 6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6000 die