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Historical Events In 1950

Friday, 04 December 2020

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 in the year 1950.  

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) in the year 1950.  

Sep 06   In the year 1950 arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies  

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

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

Sep 09   The first use of TV laugh track-Hank McCune on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 HR in a game at Griffith Stadium in the year 1950.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history belgian govt dismisses all communist civil servants  

Sep 13   In the year 1950 sara Allgood actress (Jane Eyre, Spiral Staircase), dies at 56  

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   In the year 1950 during Korean conflict, UN forces land at Inchon in the south  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history "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   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born in the year 1950.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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