On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Gardner, American jazz trumpeter (Saturday Night Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Jacques Herzog, Swiss architect (Herzog & de Meuron - Tate Modern), born in Basel, Switzerland
  • Jeff Hammond, Australian cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour), born in North Adelaide, South Australia
  • Marc Demeyer, Belgian road racing cyclist (Paris-Brussel 1974), born in Avelgem, Belgium (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Lord Berners [Gerald Tyrwhitt], English composer (1st Childhood), dies at 66
1950 Highlights

About April 19, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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