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Historical Events In 1950

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

Sep 26   On this day in history 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   Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis on this day in history.  

Sep 28   3 RAR arrives in Korea on this day in history.  

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

Sep 30   1st congress of International Astronautical Federation opens in Paris on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1950 first congress of Internat'l Astronautical Federation opens in Paris  

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   In the year 1950 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah)  

Oct 04   On this day in history french troops vacate Cla Afraid Vietnam  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 07   US forces invade Korea by crossing the 38th parallel in the year 1950.  

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

Oct 11   On this day in history 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   "Call Me Madam" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 644 performances on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Rev Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison in the year 1950.  

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   Chinese forces occupy Tibet on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   In London King George VI opens the restored House of Commons chamber, destroyed in a 1941 bombing raid on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1950 emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

Jan 06   On this day in history isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71  

Jan 08   In the year 1950 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   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   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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