What Happened on December 11, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Physicist Cecil Frank Powell awarded Nobel Prize in Physics for his study of nuclear processes and the discovery of the pion

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Cecil Frank Powell
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Cecil Frank Powell
  • Hindemiths Concerto for clarinet, premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Onassis [Andreadis], American-born Greek heiress (Aristotle's daughter), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer, dies at 57