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Historical Events In 1950

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

May 13   The birth of Stevie Wonder, American singer in the year 1950.  

May 17   In the year 1950 eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67  

May 18   "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances in the year 1950.  

May 19   NY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain in the year 1950.  

May 20   76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2 on this day in history.  

May 21   Vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1950 celal Bayar elected president of Turkey  

May 22   In the year 1950 dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg wins PC Hooft prize  

May 25   Bkln-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC in the year 1950.  

May 25   Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC in the year 1950.  

May 26   On this day in history antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies  

May 27   "Arms & the Girl" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 134 performances on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens  

Jun 02   In the year 1950 sT Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Wash Senators  

Jun 02   On this day in history stanislas Bizot, French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70  

Jun 03   French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal in the year 1950.  

Jun 04   CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies in the year 1950.  

Jun 05   In the year 1950 uS Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation  

Jun 08   Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs) in the year 1950.  

Jun 08   General Sir Thomas Blamey, Commander-in-Chief Allied Land Forces, South West Pacific Area, World War Two, made a Field Marshal, the only Australian appointment to this rank in Australian military history in the year 1950.  

Jun 10   The West turns down Soviet plans to reunify Germany on this day in history.  

Jun 13   South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act" in the year 1950.  

Jun 15   Itzigsohn discover asteroid 1581 Abanderada, 1582 Martir & 1779 Parana in the year 1950.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 1st kidney transplant (Chicago)  

Jun 17   Syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 17   In the year 1950 the first kidney transplant (Chicago)  

Jun 18   Cleve Indians score 14 runs in 1st inning, beat A's 21-2 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1950 a G Wilson discovers asteroid #1980 Tezcatlipoca  

Jun 20   Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit on this day in history.  

Jun 21   On this day in history joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit  

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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   In the year 1950 birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

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   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 in the year 1950.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1950 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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