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  • Brazil
    Wednesday Aug 17, 1949

    Thanksgiving

    Brazil national Thanksgiving day

    Brazil
    Wednesday Aug 17, 1949

    In Brazil, National Thanksgiving Day was instituted by President Gaspar Dutra, through Law 781 of August 17, 1949, at the suggestion of Ambassador Joaquim Nabuco, who was enthusiastic about the commemorations he saw in 1909 in St. Patrick's Cathedral as an ambassador in Washington.




  • Herzogenaurach, Germany
    Thursday Aug 18, 1949

    Adidas

    Adi Dassler Formed Adidas AG

    Herzogenaurach, Germany
    Thursday Aug 18, 1949

    Dassler forming a company formally registered as Adidas AG from Adi Dassler on 18 August 1949.




  • Soviet Union, (Russia)
    Monday Aug 29, 1949

    Harry S. Truman

    The Soviet Union's atomic bomb project

    Soviet Union, (Russia)
    Monday Aug 29, 1949

    The Soviet Union's atomic bomb project progressed much faster than had been expected and they detonated their first bomb on August 29, 1949.




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