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Historical Events In 1950

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Dec 16   In the year 1950 truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism"  

Dec 19   In the year 1950 gen Eisenhower named NATO commander  

Dec 19   On this day in history general Eisenhower named NATO commander  

Dec 20   On this day in history "Harvey," starring James Stewart, premieres in NY  

Dec 21   In the year 1950 cole Porte's musical "Out of this World" premieres at New Century Theater NYC for 157 perfs  

Dec 22   In the year 1950 2 self-propelled trains of Long Island RR collide, killing 77  

Dec 22   On this day in history hMCS Athabaskan relieved for repairs and general maintenance; had performed carrier screen duty, escorted shipping, carried out blockade patrols and provided anti-aircraft protection and general support for the forces evacuating Inchon.  

Dec 22   On this day in history julius Weismann, composer, dies at 70  

Dec 23   In the year 1950 vincenzo Tommasini, composer, dies at 72  

Dec 24   In the year 1950 cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28  

Dec 25   On this day in history the Stone of Scone, the Scottish coronation stone, is stolen from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalists  

Dec 25   Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nostalgia de la muerte), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Emile Enthoven, composer, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1950 gillette & Mutual buy All Star & World Series rights ($6M for 6 yrs)  

Dec 27   On this day in history max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66  

Dec 28   In the year 1950 chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea  

Dec 29   In the year 1950 jon Polito, Phila, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide)  

Dec 30   Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia become Independent states in France Union on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Charles Koechlin, French composer (Jungle Book), dies at 83 in the year 1950.  

Dec 31   Jockeys W Shoemaker & Joe Culmone set record of 388 wins in a year 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 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   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 06   Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 22   In the year 1950 alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57  

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