Historical Events In 1950
Saturday, 13 August 2022
May 13 On this day in history diner's Club issues its first credit cards
May 13 The birth of Stevie Wonder, American singer on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1950 eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67
May 18 In the year 1950 "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances
May 19 In the year 1950 nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain
May 20 76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2 in the year 1950.
May 21 In the year 1950 vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia
May 22 In the year 1950 celal Bayar elected president of Turkey
May 22 In the year 1950 dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg wins PC Hooft prize
May 25 On this day in history bkln-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC
May 25 Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies
May 27 In the year 1950 "Arms & the Girl" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 134 performances
May 27 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history sT Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Wash Senators
Jun 02 Stanislas Bizot, French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jun 03 French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal in the year 1950.
Jun 04 On this day in history cVP wins Belgian parliamentary election
Jun 04 On this day in history sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies
Jun 05 On this day in history uS Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation
Jun 08 In the year 1950 boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs)
Jun 08 General Sir Thomas Blamey, Commander-in-Chief Allied Land Forces, South West Pacific Area, World War Two, made a Field Marshal, the only Australian appointment to this rank in Australian military history on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1950 the West turns down Soviet plans to reunify Germany
Jun 13 South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act" on this day in history.
Jun 15 Itzigsohn discover asteroid 1581 Abanderada, 1582 Martir & 1779 Parana in the year 1950.
Jun 17 On this day in history 1st kidney transplant (Chicago)
Jun 17 Syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies in the year 1950.
Jun 17 The first kidney transplant (Chicago) on this day in history.
Jun 18 On this day in history cleve Indians score 14 runs in 1st inning, beat A's 21-2
Jun 19 A G Wilson discovers asteroid #1980 Tezcatlipoca on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies
Jun 20 In the year 1950 dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia
Jun 20 Joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit in the year 1950.
Jun 21 On this day in history joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit