What Happened on April 14, 1950

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of British comic "Eagle"
  • Doorne's Auto factory opens in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Ansje Beentjes, Dutch actress (Blindgangers), born in Alkmaar,, Netherlands
  • Francis Collins, American scientist who led the Human Genome Project, born in Staunton, Virgibia
  • Randolph Powell, actor (Alan-Dallas, Logan's Run), born in Iowa City, Iowa
Born in 1950

Famous Weddings

Tommy Lasorda

American minor league pitcher and future Dodgers' manager Tommy Lasorda (22) weds Joan Miller in South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Sri Ramana Maharshi, Indian Hindu philosopher and yogi (Maharshi Research Institute), dies at 80

About April 14, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries