What Happened on June 24, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Western Women's Golf Open
  • French government led by prime Minister Georges Bidault resigns
  • NY Giant Wes Westrum hits 3 HRs & a triple

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Leon J P M Frissen, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Mercedes R Lackey, US, sci-fi author (Arrow's Fall, Magic's Pawn)
  • Nancy Allen, actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York