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Historical Events In 1950

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Mar 06   On this day in history silly Putty invented  

Mar 06   Silly Putty invented still here today on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1950 ice Pairs Championship at London won by K Kennedy & P Kennedy (USA)  

Mar 07   World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in London won by Karol Kennedy &Peter Kennedy (USA) in the year 1950.  

Mar 07   World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in London won by Alena Vrzanova (Czechoslovakia) in the year 1950.  

Mar 07   World Men's Figure Skating Championship in London won by Richard Button (USA); this is his 3rd consecutive win in the year 1950.  

Mar 08   1st woman medical officer assigned to naval vessel (BR Walters) on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Jaroslav Kocian, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Marshall Voroshilov of USSR announces they developed atomic bomb in the year 1950.  

Mar 08   The first woman medical officer assigned to naval vessel (BR Walters) on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Edgar Rice Burroughs the US novelist, author of the 'Tarzan' books, dies in the year 1950.  

Mar 09   Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in New York NY on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in NYC on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history florence Arliss, actress (Disraeli), dies at 78  

Mar 12   Belgium votes (58%) for return of King Leopold III in the year 1950.  

Mar 12   L Heinrich Mann, German/US writer (Between the Races), dies at 78 in the year 1950.  

Mar 13   General Motors reports net earnings of $656,434,232 (record) in the year 1950.  

Mar 14   FBI's "10 Most Wanted Fugitives" program begins in the year 1950.  

Mar 15   "Consul" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 269 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 15   NYC hires Dr Wallace E Howell as its official "rainmaker" on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1950 1st annual National Book Awards  

Mar 17   On this day in history belgian government of Eyskens resigns  

Mar 17   Belgian govt of Eyskens resigns on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Element 98 (Californium) announced on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1950 "Touch & Go" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 176 performances  

Mar 19   5th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias in the year 1950.  

Mar 19   City College of New York defeats Bradley to win the NIT on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Edgar Rice Burroughs, sci-fi author (Tarzan of the Apes), dies at 74 in the year 1950.  

Mar 20   On this day in history the birth of William Hurt, American film actor  

Mar 20   Walter Eucken, German economist, dies at 59 in the year 1950.  

Mar 23   On this day in history "Great to Be Alive" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 52 perfs  

Mar 23   22nd Academy Awards "All King's Men", Broderick Crawford & Olivia de Havilland win on this day in history.  

Mar 23   22nd Academy Awards: "All King's Men", Broderick Crawford & Olivia de Havilland win on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1950 douglas Carr, England cricket leg-spinner (Test 1909), dies  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died on this day in history.  

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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