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.