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Historical Events In 1950

Monday, 21 September 2020

Aug 01   On this day in history territory of Guam created  

Aug 03   Elements of Marine Corps Observation Squadron, VMO-6, equipped with HO3S helicopters and OY observation planes, began operations in Korea on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemistry, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea in the year 1950.  

Aug 07   On this day in history police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League  

Aug 08   Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, founder National-India Party, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Lusty Song wins Hambletonian on this day in history.  

Aug 11   17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 17, Philadelphia 7 (88,885) on this day in history.  

Aug 12   NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship  

Aug 15   8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history 8.6 quake kills over 1,000 in Assam, India  

Aug 16   In the year 1950 west Indies complete historic 3-1 series win against England  

Aug 17   In the year 1950 indonesia gains independence from Netherlands  

Aug 17   Indonesia gains independence from the Netherlands in the year 1950.  

Aug 18   Julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered in the year 1950.  

Aug 18   On this day in history julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.  

Aug 19   ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch) in the year 1950.  

Aug 19   ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic and Acrobat Ranch) in the year 1950.  

Aug 22   Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50) in the year 1950.  

Aug 23   Jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12) in the year 1950.  

Aug 23   In the year 1950 west Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation  

Aug 24   In the year 1950 1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson  

Aug 24   Ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1950 operation Magic Carpet-45,000 Yemenite Jews move to Israel  

Aug 25   On this day in history pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike  

Aug 25   Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title in the year 1950.  

Aug 25   In the year 1950 uS President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike.  

Aug 26   39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1) on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1950 1st transmission of a TV program from continental Europe shown on BBC  

Aug 27   In the year 1950 cesare Pavese, Italian writer (Fuoco Grande), dies at 41  

Aug 27   On this day in history general Foods blacklists Jean Muir of Aldrich Family as a communist  

Aug 28   Earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 birth of john Manley, Canadian politician  

Famous Deaths In 1950

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 11   In the year 1950 karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

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

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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