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Historical Events In 1950

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

Oct 29   Gustav V, king of Sweden, dies at 92 in the year 1950.  

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

Oct 31   Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Lost Paradise), dies at 72 in the year 1950.  

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   "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1950 branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pitts Pirates  

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

Nov 08   1st jet-plane battle ever, in Korean War in the year 1950.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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

Nov 09   Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year on this day in history.  

Nov 10   After 9 years, Cleve Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 15   Arthur Dorrington, 1st black man in organized hockey is signed (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League) in the year 1950.  

Nov 16   In the year 1950 egyptian king Faruk demands departure of all British troops  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   In the year 1950 uS General Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe  

Nov 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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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