Historical Events In 1950
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 On this day in history "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 Vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia on this day in history.
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 In the year 1950 bkln-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC
May 25 In the year 1950 brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC
May 26 In the year 1950 antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies
May 27 On this day in history "Arms & the Girl" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 134 performances
May 27 In the year 1950 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens
Jun 02 ST Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Wash Senators on this day in history.
Jun 02 Stanislas Bizot, French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70 in the year 1950.
Jun 03 On this day in history french expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal
Jun 04 CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election in the year 1950.
Jun 04 Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies in the year 1950.
Jun 05 US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation on this day in history.
Jun 08 Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs) in the year 1950.
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" in the year 1950.
Jun 15 In the year 1950 itzigsohn discover asteroid 1581 Abanderada, 1582 Martir & 1779 Parana
Jun 17 1st kidney transplant (Chicago) on this day in history.
Jun 17 On this day in history syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies
Jun 17 On this day in history the first kidney transplant (Chicago)
Jun 18 In the year 1950 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 In the year 1950 claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies
Jun 20 Dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia on this day in history.
Jun 20 Joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit in the year 1950.
Jun 21 Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit in the year 1950.