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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Feb 11   "Rag Mop" by The Ames Brothers hit #1 in the year 1950.  

Feb 12   Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history senator Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees  

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 in the year 1950.  

Feb 14   USSR & China sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 15   The Canadian government lifts the last wartime price controls on goods; brought in during World War II in the year 1950.  

Feb 15   On this day in history walt Disney's "Cinderella" released  

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

Feb 16   Longest-running prime-time game show, "What's My Line" begins on CBS on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history 31 die in a train crash in Rockville Center NY  

Feb 18   "Dance Me a Song" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 35 performances on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slavic author (Jamnica), dies at 56  

Feb 19   Edyth Walker, US singer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history wOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting  

Feb 22   Brockway & Weinstock publish "Men of Music" (rev ed) on this day in history.  

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   Harry Lauder (Maclennan), Scottish comic/singer, dies at about 75 in the year 1950.  

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

Feb 26   On this day in history leonard Bernstein's "Age of Anxiety," premieres in NYC  

Feb 27   General Chiang Kai-shek elected President of Nationalist China in the year 1950.  

Feb 27   In the year 1950 ivan Goll, writer, dies at 58  

Feb 28   On this day in history "Alive & Kicking" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 46 perfs  

Mar 01   In the year 1950 chiang Kai-shek resumed the Presidency of National China on Formosa  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history uSSR issues golden rubles  

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

Mar 06   On this day in history 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   Lou Gramm, rocker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

Jan 15   In the year 1950 death of gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886)  

Jan 21   George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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