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Historical Events In 1950

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jan 01   In the year 1950 ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo-China  

Jan 02   Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 carson McCuller's "Member of the Wedding," premieres in NYC  

Jan 06   "Happy as Larry" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances in the year 1950.  

Jan 06   In the year 1950 britain recognizes Communist government of China  

Jan 06   Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history "Happy as Larry" closes at Coronet Theater New York City NY after 3 performances  

Jan 07   "Happy as Larry" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 3 performances in the year 1950.  

Jan 07   Hank Snow's first appearance on "Grand Ole Opry" in the year 1950.  

Jan 07   On this day in history mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, kills 41 (Davenport IA)  

Jan 08   George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies in the year 1950.  

Jan 11   On this day in history karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   On this day in history koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 12   Swedish tanker rams British submarine Truculent in Thames, 64 die in the year 1950.  

Jan 12   In the year 1950 uSSR re-introduces death penalty for treason, espionage &sabotage  

Jan 14   In the year 1950 "As the Girls Go" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 420 perfs  

Jan 14   US recalls all consular officials from China in the year 1950.  

Jan 15   In the year 1950 4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Wash DC  

Jan 15   On this day in history 4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Washington DC  

Jan 16   On this day in history belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands recognize Israel  

Jan 17   In the year 1950 "Alive & Kicking" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 46 perfs  

Jan 17   In the year 1950 11 men rob Brink's office in Boston of $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities  

Jan 18   Christopher Fry's "Venus Observed," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Maiden flight by Canada's Avro Canada CF-100 military plane on this day in history.  

Jan 20   "Dance Me a Song" opens at Royale Theater New York City NY for 35 performances in the year 1950.  

Jan 20   "Dance Me a Song" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 35 performances in the year 1950.  

Jan 20   On this day in history suriname becomes independent part in Realm of Netherlands  

Jan 21   On this day in history "Lend an Ear" closes at National Theater NYC after 460 performances  

Jan 21   George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 in the year 1950.  

Jan 21   George Orwell, the author of Nineteen Eighty-Four, dies in London on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1950 new York jury finds former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of perjury  

Jan 22   Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open  

Jan 23   3rd edition of Joseph Kane's Famous 1st Facts published on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lou Gramm, rocker was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of beth Anderson, composer  

Jan 03   Victoria Principal, American actress was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 birth of ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of john Manley, Canadian politician  

Famous Deaths In 1950

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1950 george Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies  

Jan 11   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 in the year 1950.  

Jan 12   In the year 1950 koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 15   In the year 1950 death of gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886)  

Jan 21   In the year 1950 george Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46  

Jan 22   In the year 1950 alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57  

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