Historical Events In 1950
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Aug 01 In the year 1950 territory of Guam created
Aug 03 On this day in history elements of Marine Corps Observation Squadron, VMO-6, equipped with HO3S helicopters and OY observation planes, began operations in Korea
Aug 05 Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemistry, dies at 73 in the year 1950.
Aug 05 On this day in history ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title
Aug 07 Cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea in the year 1950.
Aug 07 Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League on this day in history.
Aug 08 Ernest F E Douwes Dekker, founder National-India Party, dies in the year 1950.
Aug 09 In the year 1950 lusty Song wins Hambletonian
Aug 11 17th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 17, Philadelphia 7 (88,885) in the year 1950.
Aug 12 NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1950 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
Aug 15 On this day in history 8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000
Aug 15 In the year 1950 8.6 quake kills over 1,000 in Assam, India
Aug 16 West Indies complete historic 3-1 series win against England in the year 1950.
Aug 17 On this day in history indonesia gains independence from Netherlands
Aug 17 In the year 1950 indonesia gains independence from the Netherlands
Aug 18 Julien Lahaut, chairman Belgian Communist Party, murdered on this day in history.
Aug 18 Julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements in the year 1950.
Aug 19 ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch) on this day in history.
Aug 19 ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic and Acrobat Ranch) on this day in history.
Aug 22 Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50) on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1950 jack Holden wins marathon (2:32:12)
Aug 23 West Germany & Japan readmitted to Intl Amateur Athletic Federation in the year 1950.
Aug 24 1st US Negro delegate to UN appointed-ES Sampson on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1950 ernst Wiechert, writer, dies at 63
Aug 24 Operation Magic Carpet-45,000 Yemenite Jews move to Israel on this day in history.
Aug 25 Pres Truman orders army to seize control of RR to avert a strike on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title
Aug 25 US President Harry Truman orders the Army to take over the railroads to stop a possible strike in the year 1950.
Aug 26 39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1) in the year 1950.
Aug 27 1st transmission of a TV program from continental Europe shown on BBC on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1950 cesare Pavese, Italian writer (Fuoco Grande), dies at 41
Aug 27 On this day in history general Foods blacklists Jean Muir of Aldrich Family as a communist
Aug 28 Earle & Roy Mack, purchase 54% of A's from Connie Mack Jr in the year 1950.