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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Dec 16   Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism" on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Gen Eisenhower named NATO commander in the year 1950.  

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   Cole Porte's musical "Out of this World" premieres at New Century Theater NYC for 157 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history 2 self-propelled trains of Long Island RR collide, killing 77  

Dec 22   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 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Julius Weismann, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 24   Cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1950 xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nostalgia de la muerte), dies at 47  

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

Dec 26   On this day in history 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   Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea in the year 1950.  

Dec 29   Jon Polito, Phila, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide) in the year 1950.  

Dec 30   In the year 1950 vietnam, Laos & Cambodia become Independent states in France Union  

Dec 31   In the year 1950 charles Koechlin, French composer (Jungle Book), dies at 83  

Dec 31   In the year 1950 jockeys W Shoemaker & Joe Culmone set record of 388 wins in a year  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lou Gramm, rocker  

Jan 02   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born in the year 1950.  

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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 birth of ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991)  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1950 karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886)  

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

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

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