On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1950

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna M "Ansje" Beentjes, actress (Blindgangers)
  • 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

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 philosopher (b. 1879)
1950 Highlights

About April 14, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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