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