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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Aug 29   Intl Olympic Committee votes admission to West Germany & Japan in '52 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history west Berlin granted a constitution  

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

Sep 04   D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna in the year 1950.  

Sep 04   On this day in history the first helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines (Korea)  

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

Sep 06   Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies in the year 1950.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1950 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 293 perfs  

Sep 09   On this day in history the first use of TV laugh track-Hank McCune  

Sep 10   On this day in history joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 HR in a game at Griffith Stadium  

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

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   In the year 1950 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 16   Cleveland Rams (formerly AAFC) play 1st NFL game, beat Phila 35-10) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Pedro De Cordoba, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 21   The birth of Bill Murray, US comedy film actor; 'Ghostbusters' in the year 1950.  

Sep 22   Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner) in the year 1950.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1950 birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 03   Victoria Principal, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 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   John Manley, Canadian politician was born on this day in history.  

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   George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies on this day in history.  

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   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history george Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46  

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

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