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Historical Events In 1950

Monday, 17 May 2021

Sep 26   Because of forest fire in Br Columbia, blue moon appears in England on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1950 uN troops in Korean War recaptured South Korean capital of Seoul  

Sep 27   In the year 1950 dr Ralph Bunche receives Nobel Peace Prize  

Sep 27   In the year 1950 heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis  

Sep 28   In the year 1950 3 RAR arrives in Korea  

Sep 29   Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1950 1st congress of International Astronautical Federation opens in Paris  

Sep 30   First congress of Internat'l Astronautical Federation opens in Paris on this day in history.  

Oct 02   1st strip of Charlie Brown, "Li'l Folks," later "Peanuts" in 9 papers on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history the comic strip "Peanuts" first appears, in 9 newspapers  

Oct 03   On this day in history 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah)  

Oct 04   In the year 1950 french troops vacate Cla Afraid Vietnam  

Oct 05   On this day in history "Pardon Our French" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 100 perfs  

Oct 07   On this day in history nY Yankees sweep Phila Phillies in 47th World Series  

Oct 07   US forces invade Korea by crossing the 38th parallel on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history 4th NHL All-Star Game: Detroit beat All-Stars 7-1 at Detroit  

Oct 11   In the year 1950 task Force 77 Aircraft destroy North Korean vessels off Songjin and Wonsan and north of Hungham.  

Oct 11   The U.S. Federal Communications Commission issues the first license to broadcast television in color, to CBS on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1950 "Call Me Madam" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 644 performances  

Oct 14   Rev Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Connie Mack retires as manager of A's after 50 years on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Bird Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize)  

Oct 19   UN forces entered the capital of North Korea in the year 1950.  

Oct 20   Henry Lewsis Stimson, US minister of War/gov-gen, dies in the year 1950.  

Oct 21   On this day in history chinese forces occupy Tibet  

Oct 22   LA Rams beat Baltimore Colts 70-27 on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1950 al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], singer/actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 64  

Oct 25   In the year 1950 battle of Pakchon, Korea starts  

Oct 25   Chinese Communist Forces launch first offensive in Korea in the year 1950.  

Oct 25   Dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life in the year 1950.  

Oct 26   630 Dutch volunteers depart (on)to Korea in the year 1950.  

Oct 26   In the year 1950 in London King George VI opens the restored House of Commons chamber, destroyed in a 1941 bombing raid  

Oct 27   On this day in history paul Creston's 3rd Symphony "Triumph of St Joan," premieres  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lou Gramm, rocker  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of beth Anderson, composer  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1950 karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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