1949 q2 Timeline
01 - Newfoundland joins Canada0375505008
03 - North Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France & Canada.
03 - Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89.
03 - KQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS.
04 - NATO is formed.
04 - Israel and Jordan sign armistice agreement.
04 - North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) treaty signed (Wash DC).
04 - Television WKRC TV channel 12 in Cincinnati, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting.
05 - 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital burns, kills 77 (Effingham Ill).
06 - Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies.
07 - "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances.
09 - UN Intl Court of Justice held Albania responsible for incidents in Corfu Channel & awards Britain damages.
10 - 13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282.
13 - 3rd NBA Championship: Minn Lakers beat Wash Capitols, 4 games to 2.
13 - C V France, dies at 80.
14 - Joseph A Cushman, US paleontologist, dies at 68.
14 - International Military Tribunal at Neurenberg's last judgment.
15 - USAradio ?+ Pacifica begins operation of KPFA in Berkeley, claims to be first listener-supported station
15 - Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64.
15 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri.
16 - Sutan Ibrahim gelor Datuk Tan Malaka, Indon communist, executed at 54.
16 - Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games.
18 - Republic of Ireland withdraws from British Commonwealth.
18 - Leonard Bloomfield, linguist/philosopher, dies.
19 - Sports Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth.
20 - Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California.
23 - Chinese Red army conquerors Nanjing.
23 - Courtesy mail boxes for motorists started in SF.
23 - Netherlands annexes Elten & Tudderen.
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