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1949 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1949
MCMXLIX

Ab urbe condita 2702
Armenian calendar 1398
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Bahá'í calendar 105 – 106
Buddhist calendar 2493
Coptic calendar 1665 – 1666
Ethiopian calendar 1941 – 1942
Hebrew calendar 5709 5710
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2004 – 2005
 - Shaka Samvat 1871 – 1872
 - Kali Yuga 5050 – 5051
Holocene calendar 11949
Iranian calendar 1327 – 1328
Islamic calendar 1368 – 1369
Japanese calendar Shōwa

24


(昭和 24年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2609
(皇紀2609年)
Julian calendar 1994
Korean calendar 4282
Thai solar calendar 2492
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Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

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January 17: Beetle in U.S.

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October 1: People's Republic of China founded.

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December 15: Typhoon at Korea.

Dec. 16: Sukarno, first President of Indonesia.

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  • The Malta Labour Party is founded.
  • The Vatican announces that bones uncovered in its subterranean catacombs could be the apostle Peter; 19 years later, Pope Paul VI announces confirmation that the bones belong to this first pope.[6]
  • The first 20 mm M61 Vulcan Gatling gun prototypes are completed.
  • 1949 was the first year in which no African-American was reported lynched in the USA.[7]
  • Joseph Stalin launches a savage attack on Soviet Jews, accusing them of being pro-Western and antisocialist.
  • Samuel Putnam publishes his new translation of Don Quixote, the first in what we would consider modern English. It is instantly acclaimed and, in 2008, is still in print.
  • Fernand Braudel's La Méditerranée et le Monde Méditerranéen à l'Epoque de Philippe II is published.


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References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ "'Big bang' astronomer dies". BBC News. 22 August 2001. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/1503721.stm. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  2. ^ Croswell, Ken (1995). "Chapter 9". The Alchemy of the Heavens. Anchor Books. ISBN 0-385-47213-7. 
  3. ^ Mitton, Simon (2005). Fred Hoyle: a Life in Science. Aurum Press. p. 127. ISBN 1-85410-961-8. 
  4. ^ (Lent 2011) "Pioneer computer to be rebuilt". Cam 62. 
  5. ^ "Address given by Winston Churchill (London, 28 November 1949)". european navigator The first digital library on the history of Europe. 28 November 1949. http://www.ena.lu/address_given_winston_churchill_london_28_november_1949-020002899.html. Retrieved 2009-08-15. 
  6. ^ "Year by Year 1949" – History Channel International.
  7. ^ From Harding to Hiroshima by Barrington Boardman (1988), p. 14. ISBN 0-934878-94-3


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People of the year 1949 at Familypedia

64 people were born in 1949

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Bryce Ackerman (1949-1999)Abraham Ackerman (1900-1968)Martha Apter (1899-1958)
Fausto Xavier Aguilera (1949)
Roger Allers (1949)Matthew Allers (1916-1996)Sarah Bondevik (1918-1978)
Kiyoko Atsumi (1949-2017)
Louise Jeanne Bellavance (1949)Jean-Antoine Bellavance (1916-1991)Jeanne Gaudet (1917-2000)
Pauline Robinson Bush (1949-1953)George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018)Barbara Pierce (1925-2018)
Fidel Ángel Castro (1949-2018)
Diana Margaretha Coster (1949)Cornelis Johannes Coster (1920-2008)Dina Margaretha Stolte (1924-2012)
Massimo D'Alema (1949)Giuseppe D'Alema (bef1949)
Emilio Luis Diaz (1949-2008)Emilio Cadiz Diaz (1915-1999)Gertrudes Lavin García (1912-1989)
Jeffries Diggs (1949)Anthony Diggs (1922-2000)Patricia Lombard (1930-1979)
Michael Dubov (1949-2009)Stephen Dubov (1918-1989)Sally Bettelheim (1919-1999)
Alexander Ellis (1949)Alexander B. Ellis (1922-1989)Nancy Walker Bush (1926)
Gabriel Filotti (1949-2009)Alexandru Gabriel Filotti (1924)Eliza Manolescu (1928)
Sarah Gilbert (1949-2010)Jordan Gilbert (1917-2000)Barbara Ginsberg (1916-1969)
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22 children were born to the 30 women born in 1949

230 people died in 1949

 FatherMotherAge at death
Yui Adachi (1864-1949)
Albert Victor Adams (1884-1949)Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920)Eliza Agnes Bradley (1846-1925)65
Donald Admiral (1890-1949)Nicholas Admiral (1853-1918)Virginia Moseby Holton (1848-1928)
Anthony Adorf (1896-1949)
Agnes Aldridge (1861-1949)Edward Aldridge (1826-1909)Elizabeth Blackman (1837-1929)
Brigham Young Allred (1862-1949)James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866)
Alexander Burto Andrus (1875-1949)James Andrus (1835-1914)Manomas Lovina Gibson (1842-1940)
Ruth Ann Andrus (1907-1949)Heber Andrus (1868-1914)Ann Ireland Bawden (1869-1955)
Lionel Stanley Angel (1890-1949)Harkless Angel (1853-1931)Elizabeth Witt (1857-1932)
James William George Apps (1867-1949)Moses Baker Apps (1833-1875)Harriet Eggins (1838-1875)82
Daniel Gunner Ashworth (1876-1949)James Edward Ashworth (1831-1910)Ellen E. Ramsbottom (1843-1910)
Emily Attfield (1860-1949)Francis Attfield (1830-1889)Ann Fludder (1827-1896)
Hannah Auffarth (1880-1949)
Emma Mae Austin (1871-1949)Pollard Austin (1825-1899)Harriet P. Alger (1838-1871)78
Frank Badior (1863-1949)Christian Badior (c1824-1888)Agnes Engleman (c1822-c1884)
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10105 people lived in 1949

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Alysson Abberton (1935-2012)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
Julia Abbot (1900-1979)Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)Helen O'Malley (1879-1959)
Anthony Abbott (1911-1993)
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Events of the year 1949 at Familypedia

80 people were married in 1949.

 Joined with
Raúl Ricardo Alfonsín (1927-2009)María Lorenza Barreneche (1926-2016)
Roland Neal Anderson (1929-2017)LaVurne Marcella Grone (1930-2013)
Thomas Edward Anson, 4th Earl of Lichfield (1883-1960)Evelyn Maud Keppel (1887-1945)+Violet Margaret Dawson-Greene (-1988)
Erzsébet Apor de Altorja (1924-2005)István Bánffy de Losoncz (1919-2006)
Kenneth Allen Bell (1906-1980)Violet Doras Nelson (1898-1978)
Mervyn Sharp Bennion (1925-2003)LaRee Stradling (1925-1999)
Johannes Wilhelmus Bergman (1928)Adriana Henriëtte Meijers (1930-2006)+Roelie Bouma (-)
Arthur Michael Cosmo Bertie (1886-1957)Aline Rose Arbuthnot-Leslie (1888-1948)+Lilian Isabel Cary-Elwes (1902-2000)
Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950)Eileen O'Shaughnessy+Sonia Brownell
William George Blunt (1876-1960)Winifred Mabel Hodges (c1879-1945)+Louisa M Evans (c1882-1958)
Charles Henry Bowden (1902-1989)Frances Pearl Swan (1908-1944)+Melba Maud Bullen (1921-1994)
Harman Russell Boxsell (1879-1951)Eva J Ladmore (1883-1947)+Ruth Evelyn Vidler (1917-2006)
Carl Haverson BrumfieldIris Broom
Melvin John Bubley (1926-2012)Marion Risberg (1928-2018)
Nicolae Bucuroiu (1921-c2005)Otilia unknown (c1930-c2010)
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There were 0 military battles in 1949.


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