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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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

Nov 22   Greg The Bull' Luzinzki (baseball Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox) on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Greg The Bull' Luzinzki (baseball: Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox) in the year 1950.  

Nov 23   Howard Swanson's "Short Symphony," premieres in the year 1950.  

Nov 24   "Guys & Dolls" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1200 performances in the year 1950.  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 26   China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Hedwig Courts-Mahler, German author, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract in the year 1950.  

Nov 28   Walter O'Malley fires Burt Shotton as Dodgers manager in the year 1950.  

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

Nov 29   In the year 1950 national Council of the Church of Christ in US established  

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   Ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Dino Lipatti, composer, dies at 33 on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Vic Toweel knocks down Danny O'Sullivan 14 times in a title fight on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Cleve Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Phila 13-7) in the year 1950.  

Dec 05   In the year 1950 ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title  

Dec 05   On this day in history ships of the RAN participate in the evacuation of Chinnampo, Korea  

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

Dec 10   On this day in history ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize  

Dec 11   On this day in history baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract  

Dec 12   In the year 1950 16th Heisman Trophy Award: Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (HB)  

Dec 13   In the year 1950 "Let's Make an Opera" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 perfs  

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

Dec 14   In the year 1950 albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65  

Dec 14   On this day in history uN General Assembly establishes High Comm for Refugees (Nobel 1954)  

Dec 15   In the year 1950 ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone to retain heavyweight boxing title  

Dec 15   In the year 1950 nYC's Port Authority opens  

Dec 15   Robert Muller-Hartmann, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1950.  

Dec 16   In the year 1950 "Let's Make an Opera" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 perfs  

Dec 16   Otto Vrieslander, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1950.  

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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   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born in the year 1950.  

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   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   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 in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1950 george Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46  

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

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