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Historical Events In 1950

Monday, 28 September 2020

Feb 11   "Rag Mop" by The Ames Brothers hit #1 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb  

Feb 12   Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb in the year 1950.  

Feb 12   Senator Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1950 eduard Hermann, German linguist (Homer), dies at 80  

Feb 14   Moroney scores cricket twin centuries for Australia at Johannesburg on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1950 uSSR & China sign peace treaty  

Feb 14   In the year 1950 uSSR and China sign peace treaty.  

Feb 15   In the year 1950 kENS TV channel 5 in San Antonio, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Feb 15   On this day in history the Canadian government lifts the last wartime price controls on goods; brought in during World War II  

Feb 15   Walt Disney's "Cinderella" released on this day in history.  

Feb 16   David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies in the year 1950.  

Feb 16   In the year 1950 longest-running prime-time game show, "What's My Line" begins on CBS  

Feb 17   In the year 1950 31 die in a train crash in Rockville Center NY  

Feb 18   In the year 1950 "Dance Me a Song" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 35 performances  

Feb 18   In the year 1950 voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slavic author (Jamnica), dies at 56  

Feb 19   On this day in history edyth Walker, US singer, dies at 82  

Feb 20   On this day in history dylan Thomas arrives in NYC for his 1st US poetry reading tour  

Feb 21   In the year 1950 wOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting  

Feb 21   WOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history brockway & Weinstock publish "Men of Music" (rev ed)  

Feb 24   In the year 1950 labour wins British parliamentary election  

Feb 25   In the year 1950 "Your Show of Shows" with Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca premieres on NBC Writers include Mel Brooks, Neil Simon & Woody Allen  

Feb 26   On this day in history harry Lauder (Maclennan), Scottish comic/singer, dies at about 75  

Feb 26   Leonard Bernstein's "Age of Anxiety," premieres in New York NY in the year 1950.  

Feb 26   Leonard Bernstein's "Age of Anxiety," premieres in NYC in the year 1950.  

Feb 27   On this day in history general Chiang Kai-shek elected President of Nationalist China  

Feb 27   Ivan Goll, writer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1950 "Alive & Kicking" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 46 perfs  

Mar 01   Chiang Kai-shek resumed the Presidency of National China on Formosa in the year 1950.  

Mar 01   On this day in history klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)  

Mar 01   USSR issues golden rubles on this day in history.  

Mar 02   M Joseph V d'Arbaud, French poet/author (Li cant palustre), dies at 76 in the year 1950.  

Mar 06   In the year 1950 lew Lehr, comedian (Stop Me if I heard this One), dies at 54  

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

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1950.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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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