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Historical Events In 1950

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jan 01   Ho Chi Minh begins offensive against French troops in Indo-China on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Carson McCuller's "Member of the Wedding," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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" on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Mental health wing of Mercy Hospital burns, kills 41 (Davenport IA) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1950 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   USSR re-introduces death penalty for treason, espionage &sabotage on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history "As the Girls Go" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 420 perfs  

Jan 14   US recalls all consular officials from China on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 16   Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands recognize Israel in the year 1950.  

Jan 17   "Alive & Kicking" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 46 perfs on this day in history.  

Jan 17   11 men rob Brink's office in Boston of $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1950 christopher Fry's "Venus Observed," premieres in London  

Jan 19   Maiden flight by Canada's Avro Canada CF-100 military plane in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history "Dance Me a Song" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 35 performances  

Jan 20   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history george Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46  

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

Jan 21   New York jury finds former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of perjury in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1950 polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lou Gramm, rocker was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born in the year 1950.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 birth of michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer  

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   John Manley, Canadian politician was born in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71  

Jan 08   George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died in the year 1950.  

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

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

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