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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

Mar 23   UN World Meteorological Organization established in the year 1950.  

Mar 24   In the year 1950 gracie de Moss wins LPGA Pro-Ladies Golf Championship  

Mar 24   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Yvonne C Sherman in the year 1950.  

Mar 24   In the year 1950 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   Netherlands recognizes People's Republic of China on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   Georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Occupier), dies at 67 in the year 1950.  

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   Phototransistor invention announced, Murray Hill, NJ on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 02   On this day in history wTAR (now WTKR) TV channel 3 in Norfolk, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Apr 03   Adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1950.  

Apr 04   On this day in history christine Lahti born.  

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

Apr 05   In the year 1950 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1950.  

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

Apr 09   Bob Hope's first TV appearance on this day in history.  

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

Apr 11   In the year 1950 prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco  

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

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   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   In the year 1950 birth of victoria Principal, American actress  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1950 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   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   On this day in history alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57  

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