Find out what all happened October to November 1949

The communist German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is formed. (7. October 1949)

The first oil was taken in Oil Rocks (Neft Daşları), oldest offshore oil platform. (7. November 1949)

Arsène Wenger (Arsenal FC Manager and earlier soccer player) was borned in Strasbourg, France. (22. October 1949)

Eleven leaders of the American Communist Party are convicted, after a nine-month trial in a Federal District Court, of conspiring to advocate the violent overthrow of the U.S. Federal Government. (14. October 1949)

Nikolaos Zachariadis, leader of the Communist Party of Greece, announces a "temporary cease-fire", effectively ending the Greek Civil War. (16. October 1949)

Chinese Civil War: Chinese Communist forces occupy the city of Guangzhou (Canton), in Guangdong, China. (14. October 1949)

Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi. (15. November 1949)

The diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic are established. (16. October 1949)

WERD, the 1st black-owned radio station in the United States, opens in Atlanta, Georgia. (3. October 1949)

The Iva Valley Shooting occurs after the coal miners of Enugu in Nigeria go on strike over withheld wages; 21 miners are shot dead and 51 are wounded by police under the supervision of the British colonial administration of Nigeria. (18. November 1949)

The cornerstone of the United Nations Headquarters is laid. (24. October 1949)

The Dutch–Indonesian Round Table Conference ends with the Netherlands agreeing to transfer sovereignty of the Dutch East Indies to the United States of Indonesia. (2. November 1949)

The Constituent Assembly of India adopts the constitution presented by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. (26. November 1949)

The People's Republic of China is established and declared by Mao Zedong. (1. October 1949)

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