The year 1949 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1949 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1949 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
23 MayWest Germany formally came into force after adopting the constitution.
08 JuneSyam was renamed as Thailand. Because of this, some people especially Chinese people who live here, even today like to call Thailand by the name of Siamese. The capital of Thailand is Bangkok.
26 JuneFor the first time in Belgium's parliamentary elections, women got voting rights.
29 JulyBroadcasting began on British Broadcasting Corporation Radio.
22 SeptemberThe Soviet Union successfully tested the first atomic bomb.
27 SeptemberThe city of Beijing was chosen as the new capital of China. This historic city is located in eastern China. Which is counted among the political economic and cultural centers of China.
01 OctoberCommunist Party rule began in China and Mao Tse Tung became president.
07 OctoberEast Germany became a separate country with the Democratic government coming into existence.
24 OctoberThe foundation stone of the United Nations Headquarters in New York was laid.
02 NovemberThe Netherlands recognized Indonesia as an autonomous state.
06 NovemberThe civil war ended in Greece.
29 NovemberAn explosion in a uranium mine in East Germany killed 3700 people.
05 AugustA quake measuring 6.7 struck Ecuador's capital Quito, killing six thousand people.
19 AugustBhubaneshwar became the capital of Odisha.
17 DecemberBurma now Myanmar) recognized communist China.
21 DecemberThe Portuguese rulers declared Indonesia as a sovereign nation.
29 DecemberIndustries were nationalized in the European country Hungary.
31 December18 countries of the world recognized Indonesia.
19 JanuaryThe Caribbean country Cuba recognized Israel.
30 JanuaryNight air mail service started.
30 MarchThe state of Rajasthan was established and Jaipur was made its capital.
03 AprilThe US, Britain, France and Canada signed the North Atlantic Treaty.
04 AprilNorth Atlantic Military Organization (NATO) was established which was the result of the early Cold War.
11 JanuaryLos Angeles recorded the highest number of snowfall.
22 FebruaryCincinnati Gardens opened in the city of Cincinnati.
28 MarchUnited States Secretary of Defense James Forrestal abruptly resigns
01 AprilTokyo Stock Exchange was established.
11 MayIsrael joins the United Nations as its 59th member.
07 JuneDock workers launched a strike in the United Kingdom.
07 SeptemberThe Federal Republic of Germany was officially established. Konrad Adanauer became the first federal chancellor.
02 OctoberThe Soviet Union recognized the People's Republic of China.
16 DecemberSukarno was elected President of the Republic of Indonesia.
02 JanuaryLuis Muñoz Marín became the first democratically electedGovernor of Puerto Rico.
03 JanuaryThe first Central Bank of the Philippines was formally inaugurated with Miguel Cuaderno, Sr. as the first governor.
25 JanuaryThe Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the first Emmy Awards to honor excellence in the American television industry.
26 JanuaryThe Hale telescope at Palomar Observatory in California, the largest aperture optical telescope in the world for 28 years, saw firstlight.
14 FebruaryThe Knesset, the legislature of Israel, convened for the firsttime, succeeding the Assembly of Representatives that had functioned asthe Jewish community's parliament during the British Mandate Era.
15 FebruaryGerald Lankester Harding and Roland de Vaux began excavationsat Cave 1 of the Qumran Caves in the West Bank region of Jordan, thelocation of the first seven Dead Sea Scrolls.
17 FebruaryChaim Weizmann began his term as the first President of Israel.
02 MarchThe B-50 Superfortress Lucky Lady II landed in Fort Worth, Texas, after completing the first non-stop around-the-world airplane flight in 94 hours and one minute.
25 MarchThe Soviet Union initiated the mass deportation of over 90,000 people from the Baltic states to Siberia.
04 AprilTwelve nations signed the North Atlantic Treaty, which creates NATO, an organization that forms a system of collective defense whose member countries agree to mutual defense in response to an external party attack.
18 AprilIreland officially left the British Commonwealth and became a Republic.
28 AprilThe former first woman from the Philippines, Arora Cuzon, her grandson, and ten bistanders were assassinated by the Filipin Communist Party military team.
05 MayThe Council of Europe was incorporated by the Treaty of London on 5 May 1949 including Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and United Kingdom. The organization is an independent institution to promote cooperation among European countries.
09 MayReniere III started the 56 -year -old reign, becoming the prince of Monaco, which would make him one of the longest -long -ruled kings of the 20th state.
11 MayOn May 11, 1949, Israel became a member of the United Nations. The United Nations was the first international body to recognize the state of Israel as a formally valid Jewish state. The United Nations is being criticized by other countries for its sharpness towards Israel.
23 MayThe Federal Republic of Germany was established and the basic law was announced for the Federal Republic of Germany. This period is also known as Bonn Republic by academic historians. Germany was divided by Berlin Wall to East Germany and West Germany.
08 JuneA diastopian political novel was published for the first time by English writer George Orwell about life under the fictionalist law of nineteen eighty-four, Osia.
25 JuneLong-Hair Hair, starring Bags Bani, has been released in theaters. Long-Hird Hair 1949 released in 1949 is Luni Tunes Theater Cartoon Short, directed by Chak Jones and written by Michael Maltese. In addition to incorporating homophone "hair" and "green" and "green", there is also a sentence on the title "Longheir", which is the characterization of classical music lovers. Nicolai Shhutorov provides singing voice of Jiovani Jones.
27 JulyDay Havilland Commit, is the world's first commercial jetiner to reach output, which created its first flight.
03 AugustThe US Basketball Association agreed to merge with the National Basketball League to form the National Basketball Association.
05 August5,050 people were killed in a 6.8 mL earthquake near Ambato, Ecuador.
08 AugustIn 1949, a disastrous earthquake shocked Ecuador, killing 4,600 people and caused an estimated loss of $ 20 million. In addition, a rescue plane crashed and killed 34 people. Four government dignitaries, 28 shell oil company employees and members of the crew were members in the aircraft accident.
29 AugustThe Soviet Union investigated its first atomic bomb, known as First Lightning or 1 in Semalapaltinsk, Kazakhstan.
29 AugustThe Soviet Union conducted its first nuclear test, exploding 22 -Kilotan RDS -1.
04 SeptemberPaul Robnyer Pikskil, New York, America after a concert erupted anti -communist riots.
22 SeptemberThe Soviet Union exploded. This is the first atomic bomb, it is 4 years later.
01 OctoberChinese Communist Party leader Maotse Tung announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China.
07 DecemberThe government of the Republic of Chinese Civil War-China built Taipei (Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Holprechted) on the island of Taiwan.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1949 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
05 MayThe Jharkhand Party was established in India at a conference in Ranchi.
12 MayVijayalakshmi Pandit became the first foreign woman ambassador of independent India.
09 JuneDr. Kiran Bedi, the first woman officer to join the Indian Police Service, was born.
09 SeptemberHindi was adopted as the national language in India.
14 SeptemberThe Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi as the official language of India. Since 1953, 14 September is celebrated every year in India as Hindi Day.
17 SeptemberSouth Indian political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam DMK) was established.
09 OctoberThe first governor of independent India, C. Rajagopalachari, officially inaugurated the territorial army.
15 OctoberThe state of Tripura was included in India.
26 NovemberThe Constitution of Azad India was signed by the President of the Constituent Assembly.
29 AugustOne of the top scientists of India. Radhakrishnan was born.
07 DecemberIndian Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated.
13 JanuaryRakesh Sharma, the first Indian wing commander to go into space, was born.
15 JanuaryKM Kariyappa became the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army. Since then, 15 January has been celebrated as Army Day.
02 MarchSarojini Naidu, who played a leading role in the Indian independence movement and is known as 'Bharat Kokila', passed away.
01 JulyThe Institute of Chartered Accountants was established in India.
28 AugustThe last six surviving veterans of the American Civil War met with Indianapolis.
26 NovemberThe Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution.
01 July1,000 years of the princely state of the Cochin royal family were completed. It was caused by the merger of two princely states, Cochin and Travancore, which was in the Tiru-Kochi state, which was re-organized as Kerala in the Indian Union.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1949 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
13 JanuaryRakesh Sharma / pilot / India
09 JuneKiran Bedi / Police officer / India
01 JulyVenkaiah Naidu / Politician / India
03 OctoberJ. P. Dutta / Producer / India
03 OctoberO. P. Dutta / Director / India
05 JulyAbhay Ashtekar / Scientist / India
06 JanuaryBana Singh / Soldier / India
07 MarchGhulam Nabi Azad / Politician / India
07 MayGoolam Essaji Vahanvati / Lawyer / India
08 JulyGegong Apang / Politician / India
08 JulyY. S. Rajasekhara Reddy / Politician / India
09 JuneKiran Bedi / Activist / India
09 JuneKiran Bedi / Civil Servant / India
09 JuneKiran Bedi / Politician / India
10 JulySunil Gavaskar / Cricketer / India
11 AugustD. Subbarao / Civil servant / India
11 AugustDuvvuri Subbarao / Economist / India
12 DecemberGopinath Munde / Politician / India
13 JanuaryRakesh Sharma / Astronaut / India
13 JanuaryRakesh Sharma / Pilot / India
15 OctoberPrannoy Roy / Journalist / India
16 MayChurchill Alemao / Politician / India

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