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Historical Events In 1950

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

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) in the year 1950.  

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

Nov 23   On this day in history howard Swanson's "Short Symphony," premieres  

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

Nov 25   On this day in history "Tickets, Please" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 245 performances  

Nov 25   The 2nd Batallion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry sails for the Korean War on this day in history.  

Nov 26   On this day in history china enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River  

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

Nov 27   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 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  

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 in the year 1950.  

Dec 02   In the year 1950 dino Lipatti, composer, dies at 33  

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   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   On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Mirabile illud  

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

Dec 11   In the year 1950 baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract  

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

Dec 13   On this day in history "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   UN General Assembly establishes High Comm for Refugees (Nobel 1954) in the year 1950.  

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

Dec 15   On this day in history nYC's Port Authority opens  

Dec 15   In the year 1950 robert Muller-Hartmann, composer, dies at 66  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1950 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   George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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