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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1950

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Lou Gramm, rocker was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 02   David Shifrin, American classical clarinetist was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991)  

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57  

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