On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1950

Historical Events

  • 54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of South Korea in 2:32:39

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce McNall, American former NHL team owner, born in Arcadia, California
  • Kevin Porter, American basketball point guard (NBA assists leader 1975, 78-79, 81), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • L. Scott Caldwell, American actress (Rose-Lost), born in Chicago, Illinois
1950 Highlights

About April 17, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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