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Historical Events In 1950

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

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

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

Dec 20   "Harvey," starring James Stewart, premieres in NY in the year 1950.  

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

Dec 23   Vincenzo Tommasini, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 27   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history jon Polito, Phila, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide)  

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 in the year 1950.  

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   Lou Gramm, rocker was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 02   In the year 1950 birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of beth Anderson, composer  

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   Michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   John Manley, Canadian politician was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1950 george Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies  

Jan 11   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history 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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