1950 Calendar

January
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February
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567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728    
March
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

April
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      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
May
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 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
June
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    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
August
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  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      

What Happened In Year 1950?

  • January 17, 1950 – The Great Brinks Robbery – 11 thieves steal more than $2 million from an armored car Company’s offices in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • January 26, 1950 – The Constitution of India comes into force, forming a republic. Rajendra Prasad is sworn in as its first President of India. Observed as Republic Day in India.
  • February 17, 1950 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Tiger in Chinese astrology.
  • April 19, 1950 – Argentina becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • April 28, 1950 – Bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949.
  • May 13, 1950 – The first round of the Formula One World Championship is held at Silverstone.
  • May 19, 1950 – A barge containing munitions destined for Pakistan explodes in the harbor at South Amboy, New Jersey, devastating the city.
  • June 3, 1950 – First successful ascent of an Eight-thousander; Annapurna is summited by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal
  • June 28, 1950 – Bodo League massacre: Korean War.
  • July 2, 1950 – The Golden Pavilion at Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto, Japan burns down.
  • July 5, 1950 – Zionism: the Knesset passes the Law of Return which grants all Jews the right to immigrate to Israel.
  • July 20, 1950 – Cold War: In Philadelphia, Harry Gold pleads guilty to spying for the Soviet Union by passing secrets from atomic scientist Klaus Fuchs.
  • August 18, 1950 – Julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.
  • August 24, 1950 – Edith Sampson becomes the first black U.S. delegate to the United Nations.
  • September 3, 1950 – “Nino” Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers’ champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.
  • September 4, 1950 – Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
  • September 15, 1950 – Korean War: United States forces land at Inchon
  • October 30, 1950 – Pope Pius XII witnesses “The Miracle of the Sun” while at the Vatican.
  • November 1, 1950 – Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
  • November 24, 1950 – The “Storm of the Century”, a violent snowstorm, takes shape on this date before paralyzing the northeastern United States and the Appalachians the next day, bringing winds up to 100 mph and sub-zero temperatures. Pickens, West Virginia, records 57 inches of snow. 353 people would die as a result of the storm.

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