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Historical Events In 1950

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 23   Sophocles Venizelos forms liberal Greeks government in the year 1950.  

Mar 23   In the year 1950 uN World Meteorological Organization established  

Mar 24   Gracie de Moss wins LPGA Pro-Ladies Golf Championship on this day in history.  

Mar 24   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Yvonne C Sherman on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1950 uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Mar 27   In the year 1950 jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleve OH)  

Mar 27   In the year 1950 netherlands recognizes People's Republic of China  

Mar 28   On this day in history 12th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: CCNY beats Bradley 71-68 NYC college becomes 1st to win NCAA & Natl Inv Basketball in same year  

Mar 28   On this day in history georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Occupier), dies at 67  

Mar 30   Leon Blum, French premier (People's Front Govt), dies at 77 in the year 1950.  

Mar 30   In the year 1950 phototransistor invention announced, Murray Hill NJ  

Mar 30   On this day in history phototransistor invention announced, Murray Hill, NJ  

Apr 01   Charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Apr 02   WTAR (now WTKR) TV channel 3 in Norfolk, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1950 christine Lahti born.  

Apr 04   On this day in history dirk Stikker becomes chairman of OES  

Apr 05   On this day in history prague espionage trial against bishops & priests begins  

Apr 06   John F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history walter Huston, dies at 66  

Apr 08   On this day in history "Miss Liberty" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 308 performances  

Apr 08   On this day in history albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Strum), dies at 63  

Apr 08   In the year 1950 charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45  

Apr 08   On this day in history unarmed Navy patrol aircraft shot down over Baltic Sea by USSR  

Apr 09   14th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 283 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history bob Hope's first TV appearance  

Apr 10   In the year 1950 e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1760 Sandra  

Apr 11   Prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history 1st opening night-game, Cards beat Pirates, 4-2  

Apr 18   First transatlantic jet passenger trip on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history yankees win 15-10 after trailing Red Sox 9-0 in 6th  

Apr 19   In the year 1950 19-year-old Ham Young became the youngest Boston Marathon winner  

Apr 19   In the year 1950 tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th baron Berners/composer, dies at 66  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1950 birth of ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991)  

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   On this day in history 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   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 in the year 1950.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 in the year 1950.  

Jan 22   Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57 in the year 1950.  

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