FACTS FROM 1949

Cape Breton Post - - NEWS -

• New­found­land be­comes Canada’s 10th province. • The Gold­bergs, the first sit­com on Amer­i­can tele­vi­sion, first airs. • U.S. Pres­i­dent Harry Tru­man signs bill es­tab­lish­ing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral. • First jet-pro­pelled air­line (De Hav­il­land Comet) flies. • NATO (North At­lantic Treaty Or­ga­ni­za­tion) goes into ef­fect. • RCA re­leases first sin­gle record ever (45 rpm). Source: His­to­ry­orb.com

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