What Happened on December 31, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Jockeys W Shoemaker & Joe Culmone set record of 388 wins in a year

Famous Birthdays

  • Inge Helten, German FR, sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • Robert Bryan Gilder, Corvallis OR, PGA golfer (1980 Canadian Open)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Heavyweight boxing champ Rocky Marciano (27) weds Barbara Cousins in Brockton

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Koechlin, French composer (Jungle Book), dies at 83
  • Karl Renner, Austrian Chancellor/pres (1918-20, 45-50), dies at 80