The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2022. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1949
- January 11, 1949 – The first “networked” television broadcasts take place as KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania goes on the air connecting the east coast and mid-west programming.
- January 29, 1949 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Ox in Chinese astrology.
- February 14, 1949 – The Knesset (Israeli parliament) convenes for the first time.
- March 2, 1949 – Captain James Gallagher lands his B-50 Superfortress Lucky Lady II in Fort Worth, Texas after completing the first non-stop around-the-world airplane flight in 94 hours and one minute.
- March 25, 1949 – The extensive deportation campaign known as March deportation is conducted in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to force collectivisation by way of terror. The Soviet authorities deport more than 92,000 people from the Baltics to remote areas of the Soviet Union.
- April 5, 1949 – A fire in a hospital in Effingham, Illinois, kills 77 people and leads to nationwide fire code improvements in the United States.
- June 8, 1949 – George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
- July 1, 1949 – The merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore, into the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized as Kerala) in the Indian Union ends more than 1,000 years of princely rule by the Cochin Royal Family.
- August 31, 1949 – The retreat of the Democratic Army of Greece in Albania after its defeat on Gramos mountain marks the end of the Greek Civil War.
- September 4, 1949 – The Peekskill riots erupt after a Paul Robeson concert in Peekskill, New York.
Who Were Born On 1949?
- January 25, 1949 – Paul Nurse, English geneticist and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate
- March 27, 1949 – Leigh Steinberg, American lawyer and agent
- April 20, 1949 – Veronica Cartwright, English-American actress
- May 4, 1949 – Stella Parton, American singer-songwriter and actress
- July 7, 1949 – Shelley Duvall, American actress, singer, and producer
- July 24, 1949 – Yves Duteil, French singer-songwriter and guitarist
- July 28, 1949 – Simon Kirke, English drummer (Bad Company and Free)
- October 5, 1949 – Peter Ackroyd, English author, poet, and critic
- November 13, 1949 – Terry Reid, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
- December 12, 1949 – Marc Ravalomanana, Malagasy businessman and politician, President of Madagascar