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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.
  •  May 1, 1950 – Guam is organized as a United States commonwealth.
  •  May 9, 1950 – Robert Schuman presents his proposal on the creation of an organized Europe, which according to him was indispensable to the maintenance of peaceful relations. This proposal, known as the “Schuman declaration”, is considered by some people to be the beginning of the creation of what is now the European Union.
  •  July 2, 1950 – The Golden Pavilion at Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto, Japan burns down.
  •  July 5, 1950 – Korean War: Task Force Smith – First clash between American and North Korean forces in the Battle of Osan.
  •  July 11, 1950 – Pakistan joins the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank.
  •  July 24, 1950 – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station begins operations with the launch of a Bumper rocket.
  •  August 20, 1950 – Korean War: United Nations repel an offensive by North Korean divisions attempting to cross the Naktong River and assault the city of Taegu.
  •  October 30, 1950 – Pope Pius XII witnesses “The Miracle of the Sun” while at the Vatican.
  •  November 25, 1950 – The Great Appalachian Storm of November 1950, otherwise known at the time as the “Storm of the Century”, strikes New England with hurricane force winds resulting in massive forest blow-downs and storm surge damage along the Northeast coast including New York City. This storm also brings blizzard conditions to the Appalachian Mountains and Ohio Valley, becoming one of the worst storms of all time. 353 people die in the event.

Who Were Born On 1950?

  •  January 16, 1950 – Robert Schimmel, American Comedian (d. 2010)
  •  January 17, 1950 – Luis López Nieves, Latin American writer
  •  January 19, 1950 – Grant Nordman, Canadian politician
  •  March 4, 1950 – Barrie Cassidy, veteran Australian political journalist
  •  March 26, 1950 – Martin Short, Canadian comedian
  •  May 22, 1950 – Bernie Taupin, English songwriter
  •  May 28, 1950 – Ian Bradley, British writer and academic
  •  July 1, 1950 – David Duke, American politician and white supremacist
  •  July 5, 1950 – Michael Monarch, American guitarist (Steppenwolf)
  •  November 17, 1950 – Tom Walkinshaw, Scottish race car driver and race team owner (d. 2010)