Historical Events In 1950
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Aug 01 Territory of Guam created in the year 1950.
Aug 03 Elements of Marine Corps Observation Squadron, VMO-6, equipped with HO3S helicopters and OY observation planes, began operations in Korea in the year 1950.
Aug 05 On this day in history emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemistry, dies at 73
Aug 05 Ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1950 cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea.
Aug 07 Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League in the year 1950.
Aug 08 In the year 1950 ernest F E Douwes Dekker, founder National-India Party, dies
Aug 09 Lusty Song wins Hambletonian in the year 1950.
Aug 11 In the year 1950 17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 17, Philadelphia 7 (88,885)
Aug 12 NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa on this day in history.
Aug 13 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship in the year 1950.
Aug 15 8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000 in the year 1950.
Aug 15 On this day in history 8.6 quake kills over 1,000 in Assam, India
Aug 16 West Indies complete historic 3-1 series win against England on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history indonesia gains independence from Netherlands
Aug 17 Indonesia gains independence from the Netherlands in the year 1950.
Aug 18 On this day in history julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered
Aug 18 Julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history aBC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch)
Aug 19 On this day in history aBC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic and Acrobat Ranch)
Aug 22 Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50) in the year 1950.
Aug 23 Jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12) on this day in history.
Aug 23 West Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation in the year 1950.
Aug 24 1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson in the year 1950.
Aug 24 Ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1950.
Aug 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1950 sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title
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 In the year 1950 39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)
Aug 27 In the year 1950 1st transmission of a TV program from continental Europe shown on BBC
Aug 27 On this day in history cesare Pavese, Italian writer (Fuoco Grande), dies at 41
Aug 27 In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.