November 1949 in History

Events in History

  • 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 9 Costa Rica adopts Constitution
  • 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 26 India adopts a constitution as a British Commonwealth Republic
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 1 Michael D. Griffin, NASA chief administrator
  • Nov 2 Simon Augustini, Albanian politician
  • Nov 3 Anna Wintour, English-American editor
  • Nov 6 Joseph C. Wilson, Vice Chairman of Jarch Capital, LLC
  • Nov 8 Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice Presidenf of the US National Rifle Association, born in Schenectady, New York
  • Nov 12 Jack Reed, (Rep-D-Rhode Island)
  • Nov 14 Terry Lee Johnson, Alabama, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Nov 17 John Boehner, (Rep-R-Ohio)
  • Nov 19 Dennis Taylor, British snooker champion
  • Nov 19 Mickey Lee Davis Jr, Tenn, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • Nov 20 Thelma Drake, American politician
  • Nov 22 Richard Carmona, Surgeon General of the United States
  • Nov 23 Gayl Jones, US author/poet (Corregidora, Song for Anninho)
  • Nov 24 Martin Duiser, pop producer (Vanessa, Lee Towers)
  • Nov 25 Rita Jenrette, wife of Rep John Jenrette (D-SC), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Nov 26 Maggie Donnelly, bag lady
  • Nov 26 Vincent A. Mahler, American educator
  • Nov 28 Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)
  • Nov 29 Kenneth D Cameron, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Nov 30 Arthur Lee Washington Jr, murderer (FBI Most Wanted), born in Neptune Township, New Jersey

Deaths in History

  • Nov 2 Jerome F. Donovan, American politician (b. 1872)
  • Nov 3 Solomon R Guggenheim, US art collector, dies at 88
  • Nov 8 Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian clergyman (b. 1874)
  • Nov 12 Hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological, dies at 64
  • Nov 19 James Ensor, Flemish painter/etcher (Oestereetster), dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies