December 1949

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The following events occurred in December 1949:

December 1, 1949 (Thursday)[edit]

December 2, 1949 (Friday)[edit]

  • A note from the US State Department was delivered to the Chinese Nationalist government protesting the shelling of the merchant ship Sir John Franklin in the Yangtze River approaches on November 28, denouncing the action as "unjustifiable" . The note concluded: "The government of the United States is constrained to point out to the Chinese Nationalist government the seriousness with which it views this attack upon American life and property. It is therefore requested that the Chinese Nationalist government immediately issue such orders as will preclude the possibility of any future incident of this nature."[2]
  • The University of Sarajevo was established.
  • Died: Eugene Neeley, 53, American football player

December 3, 1949 (Saturday)[edit]

December 4, 1949 (Sunday)[edit]

December 5, 1949 (Monday)[edit]

  • Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion told the Knesset that Israel would not give up its control of Jerusalem. After his statement the body unanimously voted in support of this policy.[5]
  • Composer Arturo Toscanini was made a lifetime senator of the Italian Republic for his contributions to music.[6]
  • Actress Shirley Temple divorced actor John Agar, accusing him of excessive drinking and having affairs with other women.[7]
  • Died: Arthur Bedford, 67 or 68, Royal Navy officer

December 6, 1949 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • The Chinese Nationalist government rejected the US protest against the shelling of American merchant vessels and warned that blockade runners must suffer the consequences if they tried to evade Nationalist warships.[8]
  • Died: Lead Belly, 61, American folk and blues musician

December 7, 1949 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 8, 1949 (Thursday)[edit]

December 9, 1949 (Friday)[edit]

December 10, 1949 (Saturday)[edit]

December 11, 1949 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The event commonly referred to as the Číhošť miracle occurred in the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the village of Číhošť, Czechoslovakia, when churchgoers reported seeing an iron cross on the main altar move several times on its own.
  • The embalmed body of Bulgarian Communist leader Georgi Dimitrov, who died July 2, was placed on view in a white stone mausoleum in Sofia.[14]

December 12, 1949 (Monday)[edit]

December 13, 1949 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 14, 1949 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 15, 1949 (Thursday)[edit]

December 16, 1949 (Friday)[edit]

December 17, 1949 (Saturday)[edit]

December 18, 1949 (Sunday)[edit]

December 19, 1949 (Monday)[edit]

December 20, 1949 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 21, 1949 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 22, 1949 (Thursday)[edit]

December 23, 1949 (Friday)[edit]

  • Pope Pius XII invited all Protestants and Jews to "return to the one true church" to unite against militant atheism.[36] Protestant and Jewish leaders who commented said they had no intention of accepting the invitation.[37]
  • The New York Stock Exchange rose to its highest levels since August 1946.[38]
  • Born: Adrian Belew, guitarist, songwriter and producer, in Covington, Kentucky

December 24, 1949 (Saturday)[edit]

December 25, 1949 (Sunday)[edit]

December 26, 1949 (Monday)[edit]

December 27, 1949 (Tuesday)[edit]

December 28, 1949 (Wednesday)[edit]

December 29, 1949 (Thursday)[edit]

  • The Hungarian government issued a sweeping decree ordering the nationalization of all remaining businesses still in private hands or financed by foreign capital. American, British, Swiss, French and Dutch firms were affected by the order.[49]
  • KC2XAK in Bridgeport, Connecticut became the first regularly operating UHF television station.

December 30, 1949 (Friday)[edit]

December 31, 1949 (Saturday)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosenthal, A. M. (December 2, 1949). "U. N., 53-5, Adopts Peace Plan Set Up By U.S. And Britain". The New York Times: 1.
  2. ^ "U.S. Protests Chinese Attack". Spokane Daily Chronicle: 1. December 3, 1949.
  3. ^ "Charges That Hopkins Helped Reds Get Atom Secrets To Be Probed". St. Petersburg Times: 2. December 4, 1949.
  4. ^ "Czech Bishops Give Warning To Red Regime". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 2. December 5, 1949.
  5. ^ "Israel Defies U.N. Over Rule of Jerusalem". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago: 7. December 6, 1949.
  6. ^ "Toscanini Made Italian Senator". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 2. December 7, 1949.
  7. ^ "Shirley Temple Wins". The New York Times: 40. December 6, 1949.
  8. ^ "China Turns Down American Protest". Wilmington Morning Star: 1. December 7, 1949.
  9. ^ "Gen. Groves Describes Red Spy Activities". The Bend Bulletin. Bend, Oregon: 1. December 7, 1949.
  10. ^ Durdin, Tillman (December 9, 1949). "Chinese Nationalists Move Their Capital To Formosa; Now Plan A Guerrilla War". The New York Times: 1.
  11. ^ "Three A.A.C. Teams Enter New Circuit". The New York Times: 12. December 10, 1949.
  12. ^ Ference, Gregory C., ed. (1994). Chronology of 20th Century Eastern European History. Gale Research, Inc. p. 173. ISBN 0-8103-8879-0.
  13. ^ a b c Mercer, Derrik, ed. (1989). Chronicle of the 20th Century. London: Chronicle Communications Ltd. p. 694. ISBN 9-780582-039193.
  14. ^ Ference, Gregory C., ed. (1994). Chronology of 20th Century Eastern European History. Gale Research, Inc. p. 83. ISBN 0-8103-8879-0.
  15. ^ "December 12, 1949". PlaneCrashInfo. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  16. ^ Currivan, Gene (December 14, 1949). "Israel Is Speeding Transfers To Make Jerusalem Capital". The New York Times: 1.
  17. ^ "Death Darkens Light Festival; 3 Queens Killed". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago: 10. December 14, 1949.
  18. ^ "Indonese M.P.s Approve Dutch Pact, 226 to 62". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago: 7. December 14, 1949.
  19. ^ "Kostov Gets Death Verdict, Others Jail, in Bulgar Trial". The New York Times: 1. December 15, 1949.
  20. ^ Cianfarra, Camille M. (December 15, 1949). "Bergman Nuptials Wait On Divorce". The New York Times: 32.
  21. ^ "Sands of Iwo Jima". American Film Institute. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  22. ^ Raymond, Jack (December 16, 1949). "Bonn Signs Accord As E. C. A. Member". The New York Times: 10.
  23. ^ "Moros Kill 71 Troopers". The New York Times: 18. December 16, 1949.
  24. ^ "Mao Sees Stalin, Pledges Close Tie Of China To Soviet". The New York Times: 1. December 17, 1949.
  25. ^ "Indonesian States Elect Sukarno As First President of New Regime". The New York Times: 1. December 17, 1949.
  26. ^ "Burma Recognizes Rule Of Communists in China". The New York Times: 22. December 18, 1949.
  27. ^ "Ukrainian Elected To Key Soviet Unit". The New York Times: 17. December 19, 1949.
  28. ^ Ross, Albion (December 20, 1949). "New Coup In Syria Ousts Army Chief". The New York Times: 1, 21.
  29. ^ "18 Years' Prison For Manstein". The Advertiser. Adelaide: 1. December 20, 1949.
  30. ^ "Clark Gablr Takes A Bride". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago: 1, 10–11. December 21, 1949.
  31. ^ Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series: Volume 3, Part 2, Number 2, Periodicals July-December 1949. Library of Congress. p. 182.
  32. ^ Salisbury, Harrison E. (December 21, 1949). "Soviet Sets Up Peace Prizes In Honor of Stalin's Birthday". The New York Times: 1.
  33. ^ "It Was Stalin's 70th Birthday Yesterday". The Sydney Morning Herald: 3. December 22, 1949.
  34. ^ "Angered Russian Quits Tokyo Talk". The New York Times: 14. December 21, 1949.
  35. ^ "B-50 Crashes in Swamp, 11 Dead". The Pittsburgh Press: 1. December 23, 1949.
  36. ^ "Pope Invites All Christians to Join Church". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago: 4. December 24, 1949.
  37. ^ "Church Leaders Cool to Pope's Appeal to Join". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago: 4. December 24, 1949.
  38. ^ "40-Month Highs On Stock Market". The New York Times: 20. December 24, 1949.
  39. ^ Cianfarra, Camille M. (December 25, 1949). "Pope Pius Starts Holy Year Jubilee In St. Peter's Rite". The New York Times: 1.
  40. ^ Handler, M. S. (December 25, 1949). "U. S. And Belgrade Sign Civil Air Pact; Gain In Amity Seen". The New York Times: 1.
  41. ^ "Greece Lifts Martial Law". The New York Times: 12. December 25, 1949.
  42. ^ "Prague Outlaws Exiles". The New York Times: 16. December 26, 1949.
  43. ^ "Cary Grant Weds Actress". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 2. December 26, 1949.
  44. ^ Handler, M. S. (December 27, 1949). "British, Yugoslavs Sign A Trade Pact Put At $616,000,000". The New York Times: 1.
  45. ^ Gruson, Sydney (December 28, 1949). "Indonesia Becomes Nation In Ceremony In The Netherlands". The New York Times: 1.
  46. ^ "Peron Suit Opens Against Big Papers". The New York Times: 15. December 28, 1949.
  47. ^ "U. S. Recognizes Indonesia; Cochran Made Ambassador". The New York Times: 1. December 29, 1949.
  48. ^ "Man of Half-Century". The New York Times: 27. December 29, 1949.
  49. ^ "Hungarians Seize Foreign Companies In Sweeping Move". The New York Times: 1. December 30, 1949.
  50. ^ "India Follows Burma Lead". The New York Times: 2. December 31, 1949.
  51. ^ "Israel Rejects U.N. Request To Move Jerusalem Offices". The New York Times: 1. January 1, 1950.
  52. ^ MacDonald, Peter (2004). Big Ben: The Bell, the Clock and the Tower. The History Press. ISBN 9780752495491.