July 8, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 33.4 cm rain fall at York, Nebraska (state record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gen Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief, UN forces in Korea

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • Leroy Deans awarded first Order of Purple Heart in Korea

Deaths in History

  • Othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71