What Happened on February 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Georges Bidault forms French government
  • Senator Joe McCarthy finds "communists" in US Department of State (equiv. Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

United States formally recognizes the State of Vietnam as the legitimate government of Vietnam, with Bảo Đại as leader

Emperor of Vietnam Bảo Đại
Emperor of Vietnam
Bảo Đại

Famous Birthdays

  • Burt Hooton, baseball player
  • Marilyn Cochran, skier (Olympics-1972), born in Burlington, Vermont