1949

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Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:19th century20th century21st century
Decades:1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years:1946 1947 194819491950 1951 1952
 
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This article is about the year 1949. For the number, see 1949 (number).
Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:19th century20th century21st century
Decades:1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years:1946 1947 194819491950 1951 1952
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1949 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1949
MCMXLIX
Ab urbe condita2702
Armenian calendar1398
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Assyrian calendar6699
Bahá'í calendar105–106
Bengali calendar1356
Berber calendar2899
British Regnal year13 Geo. 6 – 14 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2493
Burmese calendar1311
Byzantine calendar7457–7458
Chinese calendar戊子(Earth Rat)
4645 or 4585
    — to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4646 or 4586
Coptic calendar1665–1666
Discordian calendar3115
Ethiopian calendar1941–1942
Hebrew calendar5709–5710
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2005–2006
 - Shaka Samvat1871–1872
 - Kali Yuga5050–5051
Holocene calendar11949
Igbo calendar949–950
Iranian calendar1327–1328
Islamic calendar1368–1369
Japanese calendarShōwa 24
(昭和24年)
Juche calendar38
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4282
Minguo calendarROC 38
民國38年
Thai solar calendar2492

1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1949th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 949th year of the 2nd millennium, the 49th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1940s decade.

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Soviets detonate their first nuclear weapon.

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Dec. 16: Sukarno, first President of Indonesia.

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  1. ^ "'Big bang' astronomer dies". BBC News. 22 August 2001. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 
  2. ^ Croswell, Ken (1995). "Chapter 9". The Alchemy of the Heavens. Anchor Books. ISBN 0-385-47213-7. 
  3. ^ Mitton, Simon (2005). Fred Hoyle: a Life in Science. Aurum Press. p. 127. ISBN 1-85410-961-8. 
  4. ^ "Pioneer computer to be rebuilt". Cam 62: 5. Lent 2011. 
  5. ^ "Address given by Winston Churchill (London, 28 November 1949)". european navigator The first digital library on the history of Europe. 28 November 1949. Retrieved 2009-08-15. 
  6. ^ "Year by Year 1949" – History Channel International.
  7. ^ From Harding to Hiroshima by Barrington Boardman (1988), p. 14. ISBN 0-934878-94-3