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Historical Events In 1950

Friday, 20 May 2022

Oct 29   British minister of Finance Stafford Cripps resigns on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history gustav V, king of Sweden, dies at 92  

Oct 30   In the year 1950 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   Collazo and Torresola attempt to kill Truman in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Griselio Torresola, attempted to assassinate Pres Truman, shot dead in the year 1950.  

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

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

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

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

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   Branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pitts Pirates in the year 1950.  

Nov 07   On this day in history 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 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   Boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year in the year 1950.  

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

Nov 10   Jacobo Arbenz Guzm n elected President of Guatemala in the year 1950.  

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   Arthur Dorrington, 1st black man in organized hockey is signed (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League) on this day in history.  

Nov 16   On this day in history egyptian king Faruk demands departure of all British troops  

Nov 16   UN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps in the year 1950.  

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

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

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

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

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   Lou Gramm, rocker was born in the year 1950.  

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   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   In the year 1950 birth of michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer  

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born in the year 1950.  

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   Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1950 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   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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