What Happened on June 8, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox beat St Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs)
  • Jean Duvieusart becomes Belgian premier
  • Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the only Field Marshal in Australian history.
  • Test Cricket debut of Ramadhin & Valentine (8-104 1st inn) v England

Famous Birthdays

  • Elmar Oliveira, Waterbury Connecticut, violinist (Naumburg 1978)
  • Kathy Whitton Baker, Midland Tx, actress (Right Stuff, 16 Candles)