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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Apr 20   Balt's Memorial Stadium opens on this day in history.  

Apr 20   R C Cameron discovers asteroid #1575 Winifred in the year 1950.  

Apr 22   In the year 1950 charles H Houston, architect of NAACP legal campaign, dies at 54  

Apr 23   On this day in history 1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)  

Apr 23   In the year 1950 detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 23   In the year 1950 the first major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)  

Apr 24   On this day in history "Peter Pan" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 320 performances  

Apr 25   In the year 1950 ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan)  

Apr 26   Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run in the year 1950.  

Apr 27   In the year 1950 "Tickets, Please" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 245 performances  

Apr 27   Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1950 south Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races  

Apr 28   In the year 1950 bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949.  

Apr 30   Construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead on this day in history.  

May 01   Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade in the year 1950.  

May 01   New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China on this day in history.  

May 01   Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific) on this day in history.  

May 02   Carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  

May 02   Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration in the year 1950.  

May 02   In the year 1950 dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic  

May 05   Phumiphon Abundet crowned as king Rama IX of Thailand on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1950 "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 perfs  

May 06   On this day in history agnes Smedley, writer, dies  

May 06   In the year 1950 liz Taylor's first marriage (Conrad Hilton Jr)  

May 08   American General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea in the year 1950.  

May 08   In the year 1950 chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons  

May 08   In the year 1950 franklin Dyall, dies at 76  

May 09   In the year 1950 french Foreign min Robert Schuman calls for European community EGKS  

May 09   In the year 1950 french Foreign minister Robert Schuman announces the Schuman Plan for European integration  

May 09   Norman Dello Joco's premieres in Bronxville in the year 1950.  

May 10   John G Fletcher, US poet (Burning Mountain), dies on this day in history.  

May 10   In the year 1950 the first Netherlands-US telex sent  

May 11   On this day in history belgium mine disaster at Borinage, 39 die  

May 13   Diner's Club issues its 1st credit cards 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 on this day in history.  

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   Victoria Principal, American actress was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   Michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer was born in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history george Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46  

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

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