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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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   Charles H Houston, architect of NAACP legal campaign, dies at 54 in the year 1950.  

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

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   In the year 1950 "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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 27   On this day in history adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, composer, dies at 70  

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

Apr 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade  

May 01   New marriage laws enforced in People's Republic China in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history dutch first Chamber accept Laws on immigration  

May 02   Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic in the year 1950.  

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

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

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   Chiang Kai-shek asks US for weapons on this day in history.  

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

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

May 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john G Fletcher, US poet (Burning Mountain), dies  

May 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1950 birth of beth Anderson, composer  

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   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   Emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65 in the year 1950.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 in the year 1950.  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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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