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Historical Events In 1950

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Apr 20   On this day in history balt's Memorial Stadium opens  

Apr 20   In the year 1950 r C Cameron discovers asteroid #1575 Winifred  

Apr 22   On this day in history 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   Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 25   Ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   "Tickets, Please" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 245 performances on this day in history.  

Apr 27   In the year 1950 adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70  

Apr 27   South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races on this day in history.  

Apr 28   Bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1950 pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific)  

May 02   In the year 1950 carlo Terrons "Giuditta," premieres in Milan  

May 02   In the year 1950 dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration  

May 02   Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1950 phumiphon Abundet crowned as king Rama IX of Thailand  

May 06   "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 perfs on this day in history.  

May 06   Agnes Smedley, writer, dies in the year 1950.  

May 06   Liz Taylor's first marriage (Conrad Hilton Jr) on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1950 american General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea  

May 08   On this day in history chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons  

May 08   Franklin Dyall, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

May 09   French Foreign min Robert Schuman calls for European community EGKS in the year 1950.  

May 09   French Foreign minister Robert Schuman announces the Schuman Plan for European integration on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history norman Dello Joco's premieres in Bronxville  

May 10   In the year 1950 john G Fletcher, US poet (Burning Mountain), dies  

May 10   On this day in history the first Netherlands-US telex sent  

May 11   In the year 1950 belgium mine disaster at Borinage, 39 die  

May 13   On this day in history diner's Club issues its 1st credit cards  

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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   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer  

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   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   On this day in history george Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies  

Jan 11   On this day in history karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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