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Historical Events In 1950

Friday, 21 January 2022

Nov 22   79 die in a train crash in Richmond Hills NY in the year 1950.  

Nov 22   On this day in history greg The Bull' Luzinzki (baseball Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox)  

Nov 22   On this day in history greg The Bull' Luzinzki (baseball: Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox)  

Nov 23   In the year 1950 howard Swanson's "Short Symphony," premieres  

Nov 24   On this day in history "Guys & Dolls" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1200 performances  

Nov 25   "Tickets, Please" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 245 performances in the year 1950.  

Nov 25   The 2nd Batallion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry sails for the Korean War in the year 1950.  

Nov 26   China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River in the year 1950.  

Nov 26   In the year 1950 hedwig Courts-Mahler, German author, dies at 83  

Nov 27   On this day in history red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract  

Nov 28   Walter O'Malley fires Burt Shotton as Dodgers manager on this day in history.  

Nov 29   National Council of Church of Christ in US forms in the year 1950.  

Nov 29   National Council of the Church of Christ in US established on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Three weeks after U.S. General Douglas MacArthur first reported Chinese Communist troops in action in North Korea, U.N. troops begin a desperate retreat out of North Korea under heavy fire from the Chinese on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history uS Pres Truman threatens China with atom bomb  

Dec 01   On this day in history ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55  

Dec 02   On this day in history dino Lipatti, composer, dies at 33  

Dec 02   In the year 1950 vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight  

Dec 03   Cleve Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Phila 13-7) on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Ships of the RAN participate in the evacuation of Chinnampo, Korea on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mirabile illud in the year 1950.  

Dec 10   Ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.  

Dec 11   Baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract in the year 1950.  

Dec 12   16th Heisman Trophy Award: Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (HB) on this day in history.  

Dec 13   "Let's Make an Opera" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 14   "Bless You All" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 84 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65  

Dec 14   In the year 1950 uN General Assembly establishes High Comm for Refugees (Nobel 1954)  

Dec 15   On this day in history ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone to retain heavyweight boxing title  

Dec 15   NYC's Port Authority opens on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Robert Muller-Hartmann, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   On this day in history "Let's Make an Opera" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 perfs  

Dec 16   In the year 1950 otto Vrieslander, composer, dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1950 birth of lou Gramm, rocker  

Jan 02   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 11   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 in the year 1950.  

Jan 12   On this day in history koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 15   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57  

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