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Historical Events In 1950

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Apr 20   On this day in history r C Cameron discovers asteroid #1575 Winifred  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1950 1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)  

Apr 23   On this day in history detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers 4 games to 3 for the Stanley Cup  

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

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

Apr 25   On this day in history ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan)  

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

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

Apr 27   Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1950.  

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 in the year 1950.  

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

May 01   Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history new marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China  

May 01   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers &Hammerstein (South Pacific)  

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

May 02   Dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic  

May 05   On this day in history phumiphon Abundet crowned as king Rama IX of Thailand  

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

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

May 06   On this day in history liz Taylor's first marriage (Conrad Hilton Jr)  

May 08   American General MacArthur becomes comander of the UN forces in Korea on this day in history.  

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

May 08   On this day in history franklin Dyall, dies at 76  

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 in the year 1950.  

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

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

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

May 11   Belgium mine disaster at Borinage, 39 die on this day in history.  

May 13   Diner's Club issues its 1st credit cards 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   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   On this day in history birth of victoria Principal, American actress  

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   In the year 1950 birth of michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer  

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71  

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   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died in the year 1950.  

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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