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Historical Events In 1950

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

Nov 22   In the year 1950 greg The Bull' Luzinzki (baseball Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox)  

Nov 22   In the year 1950 greg The Bull' Luzinzki (baseball: Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox)  

Nov 23   Howard Swanson's "Short Symphony," premieres on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 26   In the year 1950 china enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River  

Nov 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history walter O'Malley fires Burt Shotton as Dodgers manager  

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

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 in the year 1950.  

Nov 30   In the year 1950 uS Pres Truman threatens China with atom bomb  

Dec 01   In the year 1950 ernest John Moeran, British composer, dies at 55  

Dec 02   On this day in history 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) 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   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   In the year 1950 ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize  

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

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

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

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

Dec 14   Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history robert Muller-Hartmann, composer, dies at 66  

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   Lou Gramm, rocker was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

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