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Historical Events In 1950

Monday, 16 May 2022

May 13   In the year 1950 diner's Club issues its first credit cards  

May 13   In the year 1950 the birth of Stevie Wonder, American singer  

May 17   Eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1950.  

May 18   On this day in history "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances  

May 19   On this day in history nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain  

May 20   In the year 1950 76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2  

May 21   On this day in history vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia  

May 22   Celal Bayar elected president of Turkey on this day in history.  

May 22   Dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg wins PC Hooft prize on this day in history.  

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

May 25   On this day in history brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC  

May 26   Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies in the year 1950.  

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

May 27   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens on this day in history.  

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

Jun 02   Stanislas Bizot, French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70 in the year 1950.  

Jun 03   On this day in history french expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal  

Jun 04   CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election in the year 1950.  

Jun 04   On this day in history sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies  

Jun 05   US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history the West turns down Soviet plans to reunify Germany  

Jun 13   South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act" on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Itzigsohn discover asteroid 1581 Abanderada, 1582 Martir & 1779 Parana on this day in history.  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1950 syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies  

Jun 17   The first kidney transplant (Chicago) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1950 cleve Indians score 14 runs in 1st inning, beat A's 21-2  

Jun 19   A G Wilson discovers asteroid #1980 Tezcatlipoca in the year 1950.  

Jun 20   In the year 1950 claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1950 joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit  

Jun 21   Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit on this day in history.  

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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   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   Michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1950 birth of ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71 in the year 1950.  

Jan 08   On this day in history george Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies  

Jan 11   Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44  

Jan 15   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

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

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