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1950 Calendar

1950 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728    
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

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1950 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 17, 1950 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Tiger in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 17, 1950 – Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announce the creation of element 98, which they name “Californium”.
  •  June 28, 1950 – Bodo League massacre: Korean War.
  •  July 16, 1950 – Chaplain-Medic massacre: American POWs were massacred by North Korean Army.
  •  August 22, 1950 – Althea Gibson becomes the first black competitor in international tennis.
  •  November 1, 1950 – Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.
  •  November 8, 1950 – Korean War: United States Air Force Lt. Russell J. Brown, while piloting an F-80 Shooting Star, shoots down two North Korean MiG-15s in the first jet aircraft-to-jet aircraft dogfight in history.
  •  December 9, 1950 – Harry Gold is sentenced to 30 years in jail for helping Klaus Fuchs pass information about the Manhattan Project to the Soviet Union. His testimony is later instrumental in the prosecution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
  •  December 17, 1950 – The F-86 Sabre’s first mission over Korea.
  •  December 25, 1950 – The Stone of Scone, traditional coronation stone of British monarchs, is taken from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalist students. It later turns up in Scotland on April 11, 1951.

Who Were Born On 1950?

  •  February 2, 1950 – Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
  •  May 17, 1950 – Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian politician (d. 2008)
  •  June 9, 1950 – Giorgos Kastrinakis, Greek-American basketball player
  •  June 30, 1950 – Leonard Whiting, British actor
  •  July 13, 1950 – George Nelson, American astronaut
  •  July 18, 1950 – Jerome Barkum, American football player
  •  September 30, 1950 – Renato Zero, Italian musician
  •  October 12, 1950 – Caroline Ellis, English actress
  •  December 18, 1950 – Randy Castillo, American drummer (Ozzy Osbourne) (d. 2002)
  •  December 25, 1950 – Peter Boardman, British mountaineer (d. 1982)