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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.  

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

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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