1949 in the United States

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1949 in the United States
Years: 1946 1947 194819491950 1951 1952

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Events from the year 1949 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

Harry S. Truman, the President of the United States, began his second term on January 20

April–June[edit]

April 4: NATO

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • The first 20 mm M61 Vulcan Gatling gun prototypes are completed.
  • 1949 was the first year in which no African-American was lynched in the USA.[1]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ From Harding to Hiroshima by Barrington Boardman (1988), p. 14. ISBN 0-934878-94-3

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