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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Aug 29   In the year 1950 intl Olympic Committee votes admission to West Germany & Japan in '52  

Aug 31   In the year 1950 contingent of 80 men from First Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, leaves for the Korean War.  

Aug 31   In the year 1950 dodger Gil Hodges hits 4 HRs & a single in a game vs Braves  

Aug 31   HMAS Sydney and Tobruk sail for Korea in the year 1950.  

Sep 01   West Berlin granted a constitution in the year 1950.  

Sep 04   On this day in history 1st helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines  

Sep 04   D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna on this day in history.  

Sep 04   The first helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines (Korea) in the year 1950.  

Sep 05   64th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Osborne duPont beats D Hart (63 63) on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies  

Sep 07   Monasteries shut down in Hungary in the year 1950.  

Sep 09   "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 293 perfs on this day in history.  

Sep 09   In the year 1950 the first use of TV laugh track-Hank McCune  

Sep 10   Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 HR in a game at Griffith Stadium on this day in history.  

Sep 11   33 die in a train crash in Coshocton Ohio in the year 1950.  

Sep 11   Dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence on this day in history.  

Sep 11   First typesetting machine to dispense with metal type exhibited in the year 1950.  

Sep 11   John C Smuts, co-found British RAF/S African PM (1919..48), dies at 80 in the year 1950.  

Sep 12   In the year 1950 belgian govt dismisses all communist civil servants  

Sep 13   Sara Allgood actress (Jane Eyre, Spiral Staircase), dies at 56 in the year 1950.  

Sep 13   On this day in history sara Allgood, Irish actress (Jane Eyre, Spiral Staircase), dies at 56  

Sep 14   In the year 1950 western allies rearm West Germany  

Sep 15   During Korean conflict, UN forces land at Inchon in the south in the year 1950.  

Sep 15   On this day in history vojtech Rihovsky, composer, dies at 79  

Sep 16   In the year 1950 cleveland Rams (formerly AAFC) play 1st NFL game, beat Phila 35-10)  

Sep 16   On this day in history pedro De Cordoba, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire), dies at 68  

Sep 19   European Payment Union forms in Paris on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history george Marshall sworn in as the 3rd Secretary of Defense of United States.  

Sep 21   On this day in history the birth of Bill Murray, US comedy film actor; 'Ghostbusters'  

Sep 22   On this day in history nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner)  

Sep 22   Omar N Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1950 patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open  

Sep 24   "Operation Magic Carpet"-All Jews from Yemen move to Israel on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1950 australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history birth of chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991)  

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   On this day in history isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71  

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   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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