What Happened on October 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 630 Dutch volunteers depart for Korea
  • Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodger president

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mother Teresa founds Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
  • Robert McClure sights the fabled Northwest Passage for the first time (from Banks Island towards Melville Island)
  • South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Foreman, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
  • T E Srinivasan, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981)