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Historical Events In 1950

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jul 08   33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record) in the year 1950.  

Jul 08   Gen Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief, UN forces in Korea in the year 1950.  

Jul 08   Leroy Deans awarded first Order of Purple Heart in Korea in the year 1950.  

Jul 08   Othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71 in the year 1950.  

Jul 09   13.15" (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record) on this day in history.  

Jul 10   "Your Hit Parade" premiers on NBC (later CBS) TV on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1950 17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chic Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game  

Jul 11   Timotei Popovici, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1950.  

Jul 12   In the year 1950 iLTF re-admit Germany & Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraw  

Jul 12   ILTF re-admit Germany & Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraws on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Doctors remove 7 bone fragments from Ted Williams elbow on this day in history.  

Jul 14   RE Wayne awarded 1st Distinguished Flying Cross in Korea in the year 1950.  

Jul 14   RE Wayne awarded first Distinguished Flying Cross in Korea in the year 1950.  

Jul 15   K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1750 Eckert in the year 1950.  

Jul 16   Single day 16 team HR record set at 37 (NL-25, AL-12) in the year 1950.  

Jul 16   The largest crowd in sporting history -- 199,854 -- watched the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Uruguay defeated Brazil in the year 1950.  

Jul 16   Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer's 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro in the year 1950.  

Jul 17   Indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka in the year 1950.  

Jul 18   Carl Clinton Van Doren, US literary (The Nation), dies at 64 in the year 1950.  

Jul 18   On this day in history the birth of Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin  

Jul 19   French/Vietnamese offensive against Viet Minh on this day in history.  

Jul 20   "Arthur Murray Party" premiers on ABC TV (later DuMont, CBS, NBC) in the year 1950.  

Jul 21   On this day in history albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71  

Jul 22   Frank Worrell completes 261 v England at Trent Bridge in the year 1950.  

Jul 22   On this day in history king Leopold, after 6 years in exile, returns to Belgium  

Jul 22   William LM King, premier of Canada (1921-30, 35-48), dies at 75 in the year 1950.  

Jul 23   On this day in history uSS Boxer sets record crossing of Pacific to bring aircraft, troops, and supplies to Korea at start of the Conflict  

Jul 24   On this day in history v-2/WAC Corporal rocket launch; 1st launch from Cape Canaveral  

Jul 24   In the year 1950 v-2/WAC Corporal rocket launch; first launch from Cape Canaveral  

Jul 25   On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroids #1799 Koussevitzky, #1822 Waterman & #2842  

Jul 26   Dodgers' Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1950 pres Truman promises aid to Taiwan  

Jul 29   In the year 1950 pee Wee Reese, hits the 3,000th Dodger home run  

Aug 01   On this day in history king Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king  

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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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1950 birth of john Manley, Canadian politician  

Famous Deaths In 1950

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

Jan 06   On this day in history isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71  

Jan 08   In the year 1950 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   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1950.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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