Historical Events In 1950
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
May 13 In the year 1950 diner's Club issues its first credit cards
May 13 The birth of Stevie Wonder, American singer in the year 1950.
May 17 Eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1950.
May 18 "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances in the year 1950.
May 19 In the year 1950 nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain
May 20 In the year 1950 76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2
May 21 In the year 1950 vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia
May 22 On this day in history celal Bayar elected president of Turkey
May 22 Dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg wins PC Hooft prize in the year 1950.
May 25 Bkln-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC on this day in history.
May 25 Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1950 antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies
May 27 "Arms & the Girl" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 134 performances on this day in history.
May 27 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1950 uS Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation
Jun 08 Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs) on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1950 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
Jun 10 The West turns down Soviet plans to reunify Germany in the year 1950.
Jun 13 South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act" in the year 1950.
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 On this day in history the first kidney transplant (Chicago)
Jun 18 Cleve Indians score 14 runs in 1st inning, beat A's 21-2 on this day in history.
Jun 19 A G Wilson discovers asteroid #1980 Tezcatlipoca on this day in history.
Jun 20 Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia
Jun 20 On this day in history joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit
Jun 21 In the year 1950 joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit