Historical Events in November 1949

  • Nov 2 Netherland recognizes Indonesia as a sovereign state
  • Nov 2 NL scheme for national distribution of textiles, meat and cheese disbands
  • Nov 4 "One Man's Family" premieres on TV
  • Nov 6 Greek civil war ends after 3 years with defeat of communist factions
  • Nov 7 King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
  • Nov 8 "All The King's Men" based on Robert Penn Warren's Pulizer winning novel, directed by Robert Rossen and starring Broderick Crawford premieres in New York (Best Picture 1950)
  • Nov 9 Costa Rica adopts Constitution
  • Nov 11 WTTV TV channel 4 in Bloomington-Indianapol, IN (IND) 1st broadcast
  • Nov 15 KRON TV channel 4 in San Francisco, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 15 WSAZ TV channel 3 in Huntington-Charleston, NV (NBC) 1st broadcast

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Nov 18 NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • Nov 18 The U.S. Air Force grounds B-29s after two crashes and 23 deaths in three days
  • Nov 19 Prince Rainier III coronation as 30th ruling Prince of Monaco
  • Nov 20 Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000
  • Nov 21 Bill Veeck sells Indians for $22 million
  • Nov 24 British steel & iron industry nationalised
  • Nov 24 Syracuse Nationals beat Anderson Packers, 125-123 in 5 OTs
  • Nov 25 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts

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Nov 25 Ted Williams, wins AL MVP

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Nov 26 37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15
  • Nov 26 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic
  • Nov 28 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 performances
  • Nov 29 Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa
  • Nov 29 Uranium mine explosions in East Germany kills 3,700
  • Nov 30 Chinese Communists captured Chungking
  • Nov 30 KOTV TV channel 6 in Tulsa, OK (CBS) begins broadcasting