What Happened on January 24, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jackie Robinson signs highest contract ($35,000) in Dodger history

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
  • Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)

Famous Deaths

  • Bull Montana, actor (Son of Sheik), dies at 62