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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Jul 08   33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record) on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Gen Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief, UN forces in Korea on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Leroy Deans awarded first Order of Purple Heart in Korea on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1950 othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71  

Jul 09   In the year 1950 13.15" (33.40 cm) of rainfall, York, Nebraska (state 24-hour record)  

Jul 10   "Your Hit Parade" premiers on NBC (later CBS) TV in the year 1950.  

Jul 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1950 timotei Popovici, composer, dies at 79  

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 in the year 1950.  

Jul 13   In the year 1950 doctors remove 7 bone fragments from Ted Williams elbow  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1950 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1750 Eckert  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1950 carl Clinton Van Doren, US literary (The Nation), dies at 64  

Jul 18   The birth of Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 22   On this day in history frank Worrell completes 261 v England at Trent Bridge  

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

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

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

Jul 24   V-2/WAC Corporal rocket launch; 1st launch from Cape Canaveral on this day in history.  

Jul 24   V-2/WAC Corporal rocket launch; first launch from Cape Canaveral in the year 1950.  

Jul 25   In the year 1950 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 in the year 1950.  

Jul 27   On this day in history pres Truman promises aid to Taiwan  

Jul 29   Pee Wee Reese, hits the 3,000th Dodger home run in the year 1950.  

Aug 01   In the year 1950 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   In the year 1950 birth of lou Gramm, rocker  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of david Shifrin, American classical clarinetist  

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   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   Michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer was born in the year 1950.  

Jan 05   Ioan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (d. 1991) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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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