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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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   David Diamond's 3rd Symphony, premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Lost Paradise), dies at 72  

Oct 31   Collazo & Torresola attempt to kill Truman in Washington, DC in the year 1950.  

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

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

Nov 01   In the year 1950 puerto Rican nationalists try to kill President Truman at the Blair House  

Nov 02   In the year 1950 "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances  

Nov 02   George Bernard Shaw, Irish author (Pygmalion), dies at 94 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 05   On this day in history cleveland Browns' Tommy James intercepts 3 passes, club record  

Nov 05   Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pitts Pirates on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 08   In the year 1950 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.  

Nov 08   In the year 1950 the first jet-plane battle of Korean War  

Nov 09   In the year 1950 boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year  

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

Nov 10   On this day in history jacobo Arbenz Guzm n elected President of Guatemala  

Nov 12   Gene Roberts sets NFL NY Giant rushing record (218 yds) vs Chic Cards on this day in history.  

Nov 13   US win 1st world championship bridge contest in the year 1950.  

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   In the year 1950 uN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps  

Nov 18   Gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Nov 18   South Korea Pres Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions in the year 1950.  

Nov 19   Thomas Wood, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   US General Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe on this day in history.  

Nov 20   Francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1950.  

Nov 20   In the Korean war advancing allied troops reach the Manchurian Chinese border in the year 1950.  

Nov 21   On this day in history 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  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1950 birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

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

Jan 03   Victoria Principal, American actress was born in the year 1950.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 in the year 1950.  

Jan 12   In the year 1950 koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died in the year 1950.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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