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1949 Historical Event(s)
- January 19, 1949 – Cuba recognizes Israel.
- January 29, 1949 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Ox in Chinese astrology.
- February 19, 1949 – Ezra Pound is awarded the first Bollingen Prize in poetry by the Bollingen Foundation and Yale University.
- April 28, 1949 – Former First Lady of the Philippines Aurora Quezon, 61, is assassinated while en route to dedicate a hospital in memory of her late husband; her daughter and 10 others are also killed.
- May 9, 1949 – Rainier III of Monaco becomes Prince of Monaco.
- June 5, 1949 – Thailand elects Orapin Chaiyakan, the first Thai female member of Thailand’s Parliament.
- July 21, 1949 – The United States Senate ratifies the North Atlantic Treaty.
- September 6, 1949 – Allied military authorities relinquish control of former Nazi Germany assets back to German control.
- October 1, 1949 – The People’s Republic of China is established and declared by Mao Zedong.
- November 2, 1949 – The Dutch–Indonesian Round Table Conference ends with the Netherlands agreeing to transfer sovereignty of the Dutch East Indies to the United States of Indonesia.
Who Were Born On 1949?
- January 7, 1949 – Anne Schedeen, American actress
- March 17, 1949 – Patrick Duffy, American actor
- March 19, 1949 – Hirofumi Hirano, Japanese politician and Chief Cabinet Secretary
- April 13, 1949 – Frank Doran, Scottish politician
- May 26, 1949 – Ward Cunningham, American computer programmer and inventor
- June 2, 1949 – Frank Rich, American theater critic and columnist
- July 22, 1949 – Alan Menken, American composer
- September 9, 1949 – John Curry, British figure skater (d. 1994)
- December 4, 1949 – Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born actress