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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Mar 23   Sophocles Venizelos forms liberal Greeks government on this day in history.  

Mar 23   UN World Meteorological Organization established on this day in history.  

Mar 24   On this day in history gracie de Moss wins LPGA Pro-Ladies Golf Championship  

Mar 24   In the year 1950 uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Yvonne C Sherman  

Mar 24   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Mar 27   Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleve OH) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1950 georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Occupier), dies at 67  

Mar 30   In the year 1950 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   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 in the year 1950.  

Apr 01   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

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   Dirk Stikker becomes chairman of OES in the year 1950.  

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   Walter Huston, dies at 66 in the year 1950.  

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

Apr 08   In the year 1950 albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Strum), dies at 63  

Apr 08   Charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Unarmed Navy patrol aircraft shot down over Baltic Sea by USSR in the year 1950.  

Apr 09   14th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 283 in the year 1950.  

Apr 09   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 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   Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th baron Berners/composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lou Gramm, rocker was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

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

Jan 03   Victoria Principal, American actress was born in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1950 karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   In the year 1950 koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

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

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