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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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 in the year 1950.  

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

Mar 24   US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleve OH) in the year 1950.  

Mar 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history leon Blum, French premier (People's Front Govt), dies at 77  

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

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

Apr 01   In the year 1950 charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45  

Apr 01   On this day in history charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70  

Apr 04   Christine Lahti born on this day in history.  

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

Apr 05   Prague espionage trial against bishops & priests begins on this day in history.  

Apr 06   In the year 1950 john F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson  

Apr 07   In the year 1950 walter Huston, dies at 66  

Apr 08   "Miss Liberty" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 308 performances in the year 1950.  

Apr 08   Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Strum), dies at 63 in the year 1950.  

Apr 08   Charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 in the year 1950.  

Apr 08   Unarmed Navy patrol aircraft shot down over Baltic Sea by USSR on this day in history.  

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

Apr 09   Bob Hope's first TV appearance in the year 1950.  

Apr 10   On this day in history e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1760 Sandra  

Apr 11   On this day in history prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco  

Apr 18   In the year 1950 1st opening night-game, Cards beat Pirates, 4-2  

Apr 18   In the year 1950 first transatlantic jet passenger trip  

Apr 18   In the year 1950 yankees win 15-10 after trailing Red Sox 9-0 in 6th  

Apr 19   On this day in history 19-year-old Ham Young became the youngest Boston Marathon winner  

Apr 19   Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th baron Berners/composer, dies at 66 in the year 1950.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1950.  

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   Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

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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