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1949
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 Leicester City 1
1949
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Fausto Coppi
Italy
So Dear to My Heart
   was released in   
1949
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr Toad
   was released in   
1949
1949
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Ted Schroeder
1949
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Louise Brough
1949
   Palme d'Or winner was   
The Third Man
Directed by Carol Reed, the film features amazing cinematography and strange camera angles.
1949
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Pancho Gonzales
d. Ted Schroeder 16-18 2-6 6-1 6-2 6-4
1949
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Osborne DuPont
1949
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Frank Sedgman
1949
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Doris Hart
1949
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Frank Parker
1949
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
Kiss Me Kate
1949
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
5 games v. Brooklyn Dodgers
1949
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Winston Churchill
For the second time. He was named 'Man of the Half-Century'.
1949
   the winner was   
Leon Hart
E from Notre Dame
1949
   was the year   
NATO Was Formed
Stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Based in Brussels, Belgium.
Noronic
   sank in   
1949
Sept. 17 Canadian Great Lakes cruise ship burned at Toronto dock; about 130 died.
1949
   champions were   
Kentucky
1949
   the winner was   
Lord Boyd Orr
United Kingdom, 1880-1971; physician; President, National Peace Council and World Union of Peace Organizations
1949
   saw the birth of   
Sissy Spacek
Actress
1949
   the winner was   
William Faulkner
USA, 1897-1962; "for his powerful and artistically unique contribution to the modern American novel"
1949
   the winner was   
All the King's Men
Director: Robert Rossen for Columbia
1949
   the winner was   
Ponder
Steve Brooks
1949
   the winner was   
Bobby Locke
At Royal St. George's
1949
   winner of The Masters was   
Sam Snead
1949
   the winners were   
Heriot's FP
1949
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Daniell
Norton- 500cc
1949
   Junior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Frith
Velocette- 350 cc
1949
   the winner was   
Margaret Osborne-duPont
Defeated Nelly Adamson-Landry 7-5, 6-2
Bhutan
   gained independence in   
1949
8 August. India
Laos
   gained independence in   
1949
19 July. France
1949 - 1957
   the Prime Minister was   
Sidney Holland
National. He was elected to parliament 1935
1949
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Foxzami
Jockey - William Fellows, Trainer - D. Lewis, Owner - L. G. Robinson, Time - 3.28.50
Richard Gere
   was born on   
August 31, 1949
1949
      
The Republic of Ireland Act Was Passed
The act makes Eire a republic
1949
      
Fourth Geneva Convention
Establishes rules for the protection of civilians during wartime.
1949
      
North Atlantic Treaty
Establishes NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
1949
      
Treaty of London
Creates the Council of Europe.
Carl Paul Jennewein
   created the sculpture   
Arlington National Cemetary Eagles, 1949
1949
   was the first publication of   
Folks Say -
1949
   was the first publication of   
The Poor Woman and the Little Canary Bird
1949
   was the first publication of   
Bartholomew & the Oobleck
1949
   was won by   
Shagreen
James V. Rank
Montreal Alouettes
   won the Grey Cup in   
1949
Montreal Alouettes defeated Calgary Stampeders 28-15 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 26, 1949
1949
   the winner was the   
Toronto Maple Leafs
1949
   was won by   
Minneapolis Lakers
Pre-NBA; Defeated the Washington Capitols
January 20, 1949
   the oath was recited by   
Harry S. Truman
East Portico, U.S. Capitol by Frederick Vinson, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
1949
   player of the year was   
Johnny Carey
Manchester United
1949
   was the year   
NATO Was Formed
Stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Based in Brussels, Belgium.






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