What Happened on June 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Israeli airline El Al begins service
  • Johnny Pramesa (Reds) & Hank Thompson (Giants) hit inside the park HRs
  • Korean conflict begins; North Korea invades South Korea
  • UN member states begin using integrated forces against North Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 33)
  • Nitza Saul, Israeli actress
  • Tatyana Averina, USSR, speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic-gold-1976)