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Historical Events In 1950

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 01   Territory of Guam created on this day in history.  

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   Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemistry, dies at 73 in the year 1950.  

Aug 05   In the year 1950 ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title  

Aug 07   Cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 09   On this day in history lusty Song wins Hambletonian  

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

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

Aug 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1950 julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered  

Aug 18   In the year 1950 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) on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50) on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1950 jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12)  

Aug 23   West Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation in the year 1950.  

Aug 24   On this day in history 1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson  

Aug 24   Ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1950.  

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   In the year 1950 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   39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1) in the year 1950.  

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

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

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

Aug 28   In the year 1950 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   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   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 in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 08   On this day in history george Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies  

Jan 11   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1950 death of gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886)  

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 on this day in history.  

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