1949

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May 19, 2022

Events

March 2 - The first non-stop flight on a plane around the globe is over. It lasted 94 hours and was performed on a Lucky Lady II (B-50 Superfortress). April 4 - Creation of NATO June 29 - Introduction of apartheid in South Africa August 8 - The first session of the Council of Europe is held in Strasbourg. August 12 - The Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims are signed. August 29 - The USSR conducts the first successful atomic bomb test in Semipalatinsk. October 1 - The People's Republic of China is proclaimed in Beijing. December 22 - opening of trolleybus traffic in Zaporozhye. Anna Magdalena Lemminger founded the Burda publishing house. Burda Moden was published by this publishing house in 1950, and by 1965 it had a circulation of one million.

Science

Discovery of the lysosome. Maria Heppert-Mayer and Hans Jensen built a shell model of the nucleus.

Technique

Frank Zamboni created the first ice harvester (resfeiser).

Born

See also Category: Born 1949 January 4 - Netiksa Tamara Ivanivna - Soviet illegal spy, retired colonel of the Foreign Intelligence Service. January 10 - George Foreman, American boxer. January 19 - Robert Palmer, singer. January 23 - Hrytsko Chubai, poet and translator. February 7 - Alan Lancaster, English rock musician (Status Quo). February 8 - Irina Muravyova, Russian film actress. February 14 - Mykola Mykolayovych Eremenko Jr., Belarusian film actor. February 21 - Jerry Harrison, English rock musician (Talking Heads). February 22 - Niki Lauda, ​​Austrian Formula One racer. March 4 - Yaroshenko Fedir Oleksiyovych, Ukrainian politician, scientist. March 19 - Valery Yakovlevich Leontiev, Russian pop singer, actor. March 22 - Fanny Ardant, French actress. April 7 - Matvienko Valentina Ivanovna. April 11 - Bernd Eichinger, German film director and producer April 15 - Alla Pugacheva, Russian pop singer. April 20 - Alexander Maltsev, Russian hockey player. April 20 - Jessica Lang, American actress. April 25 - Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Chairman of the International Monetary Fund (since 2007). April 28 - Bruno Kerby, American actor. April 29 - Francis Rossi, English rock musician, guitarist of Status Quo. May 9 - Billy Joel, singer