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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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

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   HMAS Sydney and Tobruk sail for Korea on this day in history.  

Sep 01   In the year 1950 west Berlin granted a constitution  

Sep 04   1st helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines in the year 1950.  

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

Sep 04   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies  

Sep 07   Monasteries shut down in Hungary on this day in history.  

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

Sep 09   The first use of TV laugh track-Hank McCune in the year 1950.  

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

Sep 11   On this day in history 33 die in a train crash in Coshocton Ohio  

Sep 11   On this day in history dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   Western allies rearm West Germany on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1950.  

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   In the year 1950 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   Patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open on this day in history.  

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

Sep 26   Australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament in the year 1950.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lou Gramm, rocker was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1950 birth of victoria Principal, American actress  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1950 birth of john Manley, Canadian politician  

Famous Deaths In 1950

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 22   Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57 in the year 1950.  

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