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Historical Events In 1950

Monday, 21 September 2020

Aug 29   On this day in history intl Olympic Committee votes admission to West Germany & Japan in '52  

Aug 31   Contingent of 80 men from First Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, leaves for the Korean War on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history dodger Gil Hodges hits 4 HRs & a single in a game vs Braves  

Aug 31   On this day in history hMAS Sydney and Tobruk sail for Korea  

Sep 01   In the year 1950 west Berlin granted a constitution  

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

Sep 04   In the year 1950 d McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna  

Sep 04   The first helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines (Korea) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   64th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Osborne duPont beats D Hart (63 63) in the year 1950.  

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

Sep 07   On this day in history monasteries shut down in Hungary  

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   In the year 1950 joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 HR in a game at Griffith Stadium  

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 in the year 1950.  

Sep 11   First typesetting machine to dispense with metal type exhibited on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history john C Smuts, co-found British RAF/S African PM (1919..48), dies at 80  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 14   Western allies rearm West Germany in the year 1950.  

Sep 15   During Korean conflict, UN forces land at Inchon in the south on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Vojtech Rihovsky, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1950.  

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

Sep 16   In the year 1950 pedro De Cordoba, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire), dies at 68  

Sep 19   In the year 1950 european Payment Union forms in Paris  

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

Sep 21   The birth of Bill Murray, US comedy film actor; 'Ghostbusters' on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner) on this day in history.  

Sep 22   In the year 1950 omar N Bradley promoted to rank of 5-star general  

Sep 23   On this day in history patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open  

Sep 24   "Operation Magic Carpet"-All Jews from Yemen move to Israel in the year 1950.  

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   Lou Gramm, rocker was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

Jan 03   In the year 1950 birth of beth Anderson, composer  

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 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   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   In the year 1950 emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

Jan 06   In the year 1950 isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71  

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   On this day in history koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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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