What Happened on April 9, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 14th Masters Golf Tournament: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 283
  • 4th Tony Awards: Cocktail Party & South Pacific win

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Bob Hope's 1st TV appearance

Entertainer Bob Hope
Bob Hope

Famous Birthdays

  • Ehtesham-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82)
  • Kenneth D Cockrell, Astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • Nathan Cook, actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania