What Happened on August 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Holly Palance, actress (Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rosi Mittermaier, German FR, slalom/downhill (Olympic gold 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemistry, dies at 73