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Historical Events In 1950

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Oct 29   In the year 1950 british minister of Finance Stafford Cripps resigns  

Oct 29   In the year 1950 gustav V, king of Sweden, dies at 92  

Oct 30   On this day in history david Diamond's 3rd Symphony, premieres  

Oct 31   In the year 1950 carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Lost Paradise), dies at 72  

Oct 31   Collazo & Torresola attempt to kill Truman in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history collazo and Torresola attempt to kill Truman in Washington, DC  

Nov 01   On this day in history griselio Torresola, attempted to assassinate Pres Truman, shot dead  

Nov 01   Puerto Rican nationalists try to kill President Truman at the Blair House in the year 1950.  

Nov 02   On this day in history "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances  

Nov 02   On this day in history george Bernard Shaw, Irish author (Pygmalion), dies at 94  

Nov 04   "Barrier" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances in the year 1950.  

Nov 05   Cleveland Browns' Tommy James intercepts 3 passes, club record in the year 1950.  

Nov 05   Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53 in the year 1950.  

Nov 06   On this day in history branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pitts Pirates  

Nov 07   Carlo Terron's "Processo Agli Innocenti," premieres in Milan in the year 1950.  

Nov 08   On this day in history 1st jet-plane battle ever, in Korean War  

Nov 08   In the first jet plane battle of the Korean War, U.S. Air Force Lt. Russel J. Brown shoots down a North Korean MiG-15 on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history the first jet-plane battle of Korean War  

Nov 09   Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year in the year 1950.  

Nov 10   After 9 years, Cleve Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau in the year 1950.  

Nov 10   Jacobo Arbenz Guzm n elected President of Guatemala on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Gene Roberts sets NFL NY Giant rushing record (218 yds) vs Chic Cards in the year 1950.  

Nov 13   On this day in history uS win 1st world championship bridge contest  

Nov 15   On this day in history arthur Dorrington, 1st black man in organized hockey is signed (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League)  

Nov 16   Egyptian king Faruk demands departure of all British troops in the year 1950.  

Nov 16   On this day in history uN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps  

Nov 18   In the year 1950 gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60  

Nov 18   South Korea Pres Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1950 thomas Wood, composer, dies at 57  

Nov 19   On this day in history uS General Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe  

Nov 20   In the year 1950 francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84  

Nov 20   On this day in history in the Korean war advancing allied troops reach the Manchurian Chinese border  

Nov 21   A Canadian Troop Train carrying 300 soldiers on their way to Korea cllides head-on with a freight train near Canoe River B.C. 21 die in the year 1950.  

Nov 22   7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18 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   In the year 1950 birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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   In the year 1950 emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

Jan 06   Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71 in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1950 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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