October 26, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 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