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Historical Events In 1950

Thursday, 09 July 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   In the year 1950 leroy Deans awarded first Order of Purple Heart in Korea  

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) in the year 1950.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 14   On this day in history rE Wayne awarded 1st Distinguished Flying Cross in Korea  

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

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

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

Jul 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka  

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   On this day in history french/Vietnamese offensive against Viet Minh  

Jul 20   On this day in history "Arthur Murray Party" premiers on ABC TV (later DuMont, CBS, NBC)  

Jul 21   Albert Riemenschneider, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1950.  

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

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 in the year 1950.  

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   In the year 1950 dodgers' Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game  

Jul 27   Pres Truman promises aid to Taiwan in the year 1950.  

Jul 29   On this day in history pee Wee Reese, hits the 3,000th Dodger home run  

Aug 01   King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1950.  

Jan 03   Beth Anderson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of michael O'Donoghue, writer/performer  

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

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   In the year 1950 emil Jannings, actor (The Way of All Flesh), dies at 65  

Jan 06   In the year 1950 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   On this day in history karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77  

Jan 12   Koos van de Griend, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57  

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