Historical Events In 1950
Sunday, 31 May 2020
May 13 Diner's Club issues its first credit cards in the year 1950.
May 13 The birth of Stevie Wonder, American singer on this day in history.
May 17 Eduardo Fabini, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances
May 19 NY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain on this day in history.
May 20 On this day in history 76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Prince wins in 1:59.2
May 21 Vietnamese troops of Ho Chi-Minh attack Cambodia in the year 1950.
May 22 Celal Bayar elected president of Turkey on this day in history.
May 22 Dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg wins PC Hooft prize in the year 1950.
May 25 In the year 1950 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 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Wallace Stevens
Jun 02 In the year 1950 sT Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs Wash Senators
Jun 02 In the year 1950 stanislas Bizot, French checker player (world champ 1925), dies at 70
Jun 03 French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal in the year 1950.
Jun 04 CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election on this day in history.
Jun 04 On this day in history sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies
Jun 05 US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation on this day in history.
Jun 08 On this day in history 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 in the year 1950.
Jun 10 In the year 1950 the West turns down Soviet plans to reunify Germany
Jun 13 In the year 1950 south African parliament accept "Groups Area Act"
Jun 15 On this day in history itzigsohn discover asteroid 1581 Abanderada, 1582 Martir & 1779 Parana
Jun 17 1st kidney transplant (Chicago) in the year 1950.
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 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 In the year 1950 joe Dimaggio's 2,000th hit
Jun 21 In the year 1950 joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit