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Historical Events In 1950

Sunday, 09 May 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   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

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

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   Vincenzo Tommasini, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1950.  

Dec 24   Cleveland Browns win NFL championship, beat LA 30-28 in the year 1950.  

Dec 25   In the year 1950 the Stone of Scone, the Scottish coronation stone, is stolen from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalists  

Dec 25   On this day in history xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nostalgia de la muerte), dies at 47  

Dec 26   Emile Enthoven, composer, dies at 47 in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea  

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

Dec 30   Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia become Independent states in France Union in the year 1950.  

Dec 31   Charles Koechlin, French composer (Jungle Book), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1950 birth of lou Gramm, rocker  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

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   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   On this day in history birth of john Manley, Canadian politician  

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   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

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