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  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Jan 20, 1949

    Harry S. Truman

    The First ever televised nationally

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Jan 20, 1949

    Truman's second inauguration was the first ever televised nationally.




  • Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 26, 1949

    Neil Armstrong

    Armstrong's Call-Up From the Navy arrived

    Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 26, 1949

    Armstrong's call-up from the Navy arrived on January 26, 1949, requiring him to report to Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida for flight training with class 5-49.




  • U.S.
    Monday Feb 21, 1949

    Louis Armstrong

    Cover of Time magazine

    U.S.
    Monday Feb 21, 1949

    He was the first jazz musician to appear on the cover of Time magazine, on February 21, 1949.




  • Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 24, 1949

    Neil Armstrong

    Neil became a Midshipman

    Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 24, 1949

    After passing the medical examinations, he became a midshipman on February 24, 1949.




  • U.S.
    Friday Apr 1, 1949

    Anna May Wong

    Impact

    U.S.
    Friday Apr 1, 1949

    After a six-year absence, Wong returned to film the same year with a small role in a B movie called Impact.




  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Monday Apr 4, 1949

    NATO Establishment

    The Signature of The North Atlantic Treaty

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Monday Apr 4, 1949

    Talks for a new military alliance which could also include North America resulted in the signature of the North Atlantic Treaty on 4 April 1949 by the member states of the Western Union plus the United States, Canada, Portugal, Italy, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.




  • Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Sep 9, 1949

    Neil Armstrong

    Armstrong soloed in SNJ

    Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Friday Sep 9, 1949

    Flight training was conducted in a North American SNJ trainer, in which he soloed on September 9, 1949.


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