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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1946 1947 194819491950 1951 1952
1949 by topic:
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WorksIntroductions

1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

Contents

  1. Events of 1949
    Jan. · Feb. · March · April ·
    May · June · July · Aug. ·
    Sept. · Oct. · Nov. · Dec. ·
    Undated · Ongoing
  2. Births
  3. Deaths
  4. Nobel Prizes · Fields Medalists
  5. See also · Notes · External links

Events of 1949

January


February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

September
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30

October

November

Dec. 16: Sukarno, first President of Indonesia.

December

Undated

  • 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 saint.[2]
  • The first 20 mm M61 Vulcan Gatling gun prototypes are completed.
  • 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.
  • 1949 was the first year in which no African-American was lynched in the USA. [3]
  • Joseph Stalin launches a savage verbal attack on Soviet Jews, accusing them of being pro-Western and antisocialist.

Ongoing

Births

1949 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1949
MCMXLIX
Ab urbe condita 2702
Armenian calendar 1398
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Bahá'í calendar 105 – 106
Bengali calendar 1356
Berber calendar 2899
Buddhist calendar 2493
Burmese calendar 1311
Byzantine calendar 7457 – 7458
Chinese calendar 戊子年十二月初三日
(4585/4645-12-3)
— to —
己丑年十一月十二日
(4586/4646-11-12)
Coptic calendar 1665 – 1666
Ethiopian calendar 1941 – 1942
Hebrew calendar 57095710
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)
Korean calendar 4282
Thai solar calendar 2492

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Nobel Prizes

Notes

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Year by Year 1949" – History Channel International.
  3. ^ From Harding to Hiroshima by Barrington Boardman (1988), p. 14. ISBN 0934878943

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Simple English

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  - 1940s -  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1946 1947 1948 - 1949 - 1950 1951 1952

1949 is a year in the 20th century. It was a common year.

Contents

Events

Births

Deaths

Awards

Films released

  • Adam's Rib
  • Kind Hearts and Coronets
  • Samson and Delilah
  • The Third Man

New Books

  • The AlephJorge Luis Borges
  • Alien Land – Willard W. Savoy
  • The Angry Wife – Pearl S. Buck
  • Beneath The Sky – Alfred Q. Jarrette
  • Beyond Earth's Gates – C. L. Moore
  • Bright Leaf – Foster Fitzsimmons
  • Cannibal – John Hawkes
  • Crooked HouseAgatha Christie
  • The Dream MerchantsHarold Robbins
  • The Egyptian – Mika Waltari
  • Father of the Bride – Edward Streeter
  • The Golden Sequence – Martha E. Von Almedingen
  • The Heat of the Day – Elixabeth Bowen
  • King of the Wind – Marguerite Henry
  • Let Love Come Last – Taylor Caldwell
  • Love in a Cold Climate – Nancy Mitford
  • Male and Female – Margaret Mead
  • The Man with the Golden Arm – Nelson Algren
  • Men of Maize – Miguel Angel Asturias
  • The Miracles of the Red Altar Cloth – Hermann L. Hunter
  • Nineteen Eighty-FourGeorge Orwell
  • Pride's Castle – Frank Yerby
  • A Rage To Live – John O'Hara
  • The Second SexSimone de Beauvoir
  • To Hell and Back – Audie Murphy
  • Shane – Jack Schaefer
  • The Sheltering Sky – Paul Bowles
  • A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
  • The TrialFranz Kafka
  • Trouble with Harry – Jack Storykrc:1949 джыл








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