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Historical Events In 1950

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Dec 16   Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism" in the year 1950.  

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

Dec 19   General Eisenhower named NATO commander on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

Dec 22   Julius Weismann, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1950.  

Dec 23   Vincenzo Tommasini, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1950.  

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

Dec 26   On this day in history emile Enthoven, composer, dies at 47  

Dec 26   Gillette & Mutual buy All Star & World Series rights ($6M for 6 yrs) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jon Polito, Phila, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide)  

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   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   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   On this day in history birth of beth Anderson, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer  

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   Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 in the year 1950.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1950 koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died in the year 1950.  

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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