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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

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

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   On this day in history "Happy as Larry" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances  

Jan 06   On this day in history britain recognizes Communist government of China  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1950 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   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 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 in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1950 uS recalls all consular officials from China  

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

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

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 in the year 1950.  

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   "Dance Me a Song" opens at Royale Theater New York City NY for 35 performances on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 21   George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1950 george Orwell, the author of Nineteen Eighty-Four, dies in London.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 22   Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open in the year 1950.  

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   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1950 birth of victoria Principal, American actress  

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   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer  

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

Jan 05   John Manley, Canadian politician was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1950

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1950 emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

Jan 06   Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71 in the year 1950.  

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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