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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

Sep 26   UN troops in Korean War recaptured South Korean capital of Seoul on this day in history.  

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

Sep 27   Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in the year 1950.  

Sep 28   On this day in history 3 RAR arrives in Korea  

Sep 29   On this day in history balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer, dies  

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 in the year 1950.  

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

Oct 02   In the year 1950 the comic strip "Peanuts" first appears, in 9 newspapers  

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

Oct 04   French troops vacate Cla Afraid Vietnam in the year 1950.  

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

Oct 07   NY Yankees sweep Phila Phillies in 47th World Series in the year 1950.  

Oct 07   In the year 1950 uS forces invade Korea by crossing the 38th parallel  

Oct 08   In the year 1950 4th NHL All-Star Game: Detroit beat All-Stars 7-1 at Detroit  

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

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   "Call Me Madam" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 644 performances in the year 1950.  

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   Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize) on this day in history.  

Oct 19   UN forces entered the capital of North Korea on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1950 henry Lewsis Stimson, US minister of War/gov-gen, dies  

Oct 21   In the year 1950 chinese forces occupy Tibet  

Oct 22   On this day in history lA Rams beat Baltimore Colts 70-27  

Oct 23   On this day in history al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], singer/actor (Jazz Singer), dies at 64  

Oct 25   Battle of Pakchon, Korea starts in the year 1950.  

Oct 25   Chinese Communist Forces launch first offensive in Korea on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1950 dutch NSB leader C van Gelderen sentenced to life  

Oct 26   630 Dutch volunteers depart (on)to Korea on this day in history.  

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

Oct 27   Paul Creston's 3rd Symphony "Triumph of St Joan," premieres on this day in history.  

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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   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   Victoria Principal, American actress was born in the year 1950.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1950 koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 15   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57  

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