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Historical Events In 1950

Saturday, 02 July 2022

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   On this day in history ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title  

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   In the year 1950 police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League  

Aug 08   On this day in history ernest F E Douwes Dekker, founder National-India Party, dies  

Aug 09   In the year 1950 lusty Song wins Hambletonian  

Aug 11   17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 17, Philadelphia 7 (88,885) in the year 1950.  

Aug 12   In the year 1950 nY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa  

Aug 13   In the year 1950 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship  

Aug 15   In the year 1950 8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000  

Aug 15   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history indonesia gains independence from Netherlands  

Aug 17   On this day in history indonesia gains independence from the Netherlands  

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   ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch) on this day in history.  

Aug 19   ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic and Acrobat Ranch) on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)  

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   1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1950 ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63  

Aug 24   Operation Magic Carpet-45,000 Yemenite Jews move to Israel on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike in the year 1950.  

Aug 25   On this day in history sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title  

Aug 25   On this day in history uS President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike.  

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

Aug 27   1st transmission of a TV program from continental Europe shown on BBC on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (Fuoco Grande), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Aug 27   In the year 1950 general Foods blacklists Jean Muir of Aldrich Family as a communist  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lou Gramm, rocker  

Jan 02   In the year 1950 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 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 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 in the year 1950.  

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

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   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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