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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

May 13   On this day in history the birth of Stevie Wonder, American singer  

May 17   Eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1950 brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC  

May 26   In the year 1950 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   ST Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Wash Senators in the year 1950.  

Jun 02   Stanislas Bizot, French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 04   In the year 1950 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   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   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

Jun 17   1st kidney transplant (Chicago) in the year 1950.  

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

Jun 17   The first kidney transplant (Chicago) in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit  

Jun 21   Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit in the year 1950.  

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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   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 03   Victoria Principal, American actress was born in the year 1950.  

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   On this day in history 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   John Manley, Canadian politician was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies in the year 1950.  

Jan 11   In the year 1950 karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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