Historical Events In 1950
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Oct 29 British minister of Finance Stafford Cripps resigns on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history gustav V, king of Sweden, dies at 92
Oct 30 David Diamond's 3rd Symphony, premieres in the year 1950.
Oct 31 Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet/writer (Lost Paradise), dies at 72 in the year 1950.
Oct 31 Collazo & Torresola attempt to kill Truman in Washington, DC in the year 1950.
Oct 31 Collazo and Torresola attempt to kill Truman in Washington, DC on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 1950 griselio Torresola, attempted to assassinate Pres Truman, shot dead
Nov 01 Puerto Rican nationalists try to kill President Truman at the Blair House on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1950 "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
Nov 02 In the year 1950 george Bernard Shaw, Irish author (Pygmalion), dies at 94
Nov 04 On this day in history "Barrier" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
Nov 05 On this day in history cleveland Browns' Tommy James intercepts 3 passes, club record
Nov 05 Jacobus J E Hondius, Dutch classicist/graphic artist, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1950 branch Rickey signs 5-yr contract as VP/GM of Pitts Pirates
Nov 07 Carlo Terron's "Processo Agli Innocenti," premieres in Milan on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 1950 1st jet-plane battle ever, in Korean War
Nov 08 On this day in history in the first jet plane battle of the Korean War, U.S. Air Force Lt. Russel J. Brown shoots down a North Korean MiG-15.
Nov 08 On this day in history the first jet-plane battle of Korean War
Nov 09 On this day in history boston Brave Sam Jethroe wins NL Rookie of Year
Nov 10 After 9 years, Cleve Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1950 jacobo Arbenz Guzm n elected President of Guatemala
Nov 12 On this day in history gene Roberts sets NFL NY Giant rushing record (218 yds) vs Chic Cards
Nov 13 US win 1st world championship bridge contest in the year 1950.
Nov 15 Arthur Dorrington, 1st black man in organized hockey is signed (Atl City Seagulls of Eastern Amateur Hockey League) on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1950 egyptian king Faruk demands departure of all British troops
Nov 16 In the year 1950 uN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps
Nov 18 In the year 1950 gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60
Nov 18 In the year 1950 south Korea Pres Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions
Nov 19 On this day in history thomas Wood, composer, dies at 57
Nov 19 US General Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe in the year 1950.
Nov 20 In the year 1950 francesco Cilea, composer, dies at 84
Nov 20 On this day in history in the Korean war advancing allied troops reach the Manchurian Chinese border
Nov 21 In the year 1950 a Canadian Troop Train carrying 300 soldiers on their way to Korea cllides head-on with a freight train near Canoe River B.C. 21 die
Nov 22 In the year 1950 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18