Historical Events In 1950
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 13 Diner's Club issues its first credit cards on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1950 the birth of Stevie Wonder, American singer
May 17 In the year 1950 eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67
May 18 "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances on this day in history.
May 19 On this day in history nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain
May 20 76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2 in the year 1950.
May 21 In the year 1950 vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia
May 22 Celal Bayar elected president of Turkey in the year 1950.
May 22 On this day in history dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg wins PC Hooft prize
May 25 In the year 1950 bkln-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC
May 25 Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1950 antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies
May 27 In the year 1950 "Arms & the Girl" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 134 performances
May 27 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens in the year 1950.
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 In the year 1950 cVP wins Belgian parliamentary election
Jun 04 Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies in the year 1950.
Jun 05 US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation on this day in history.
Jun 08 Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history south African parliament accept "Groups Area Act"
Jun 15 Itzigsohn discover asteroid 1581 Abanderada, 1582 Martir & 1779 Parana in the year 1950.
Jun 17 In the year 1950 1st kidney transplant (Chicago)
Jun 17 On this day in history syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies
Jun 17 The first kidney transplant (Chicago) on this day in history.
Jun 18 Cleve Indians score 14 runs in 1st inning, beat A's 21-2 on this day in history.
Jun 19 A G Wilson discovers asteroid #1980 Tezcatlipoca on this day in history.
Jun 20 In the year 1950 claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies
Jun 20 On this day in history dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia
Jun 20 Joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1950 joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit