January 21, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • NY jury finds former State Dept official Alger Hiss guilty of perjury

Event of interestEvent of Interest

T. S. Eliot's play "The Cocktail Party" premieres in NYC

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot

Birthdays in History

  • Joseph R Tanner, Danville Ill, astronaut (STS 66, 82, sk: 97)

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

George Orwell, author (Animal Farm, 1984), dies in London at 46