On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1950

Historical Events

  • 1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)
  • Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island
  • NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat Syracuse Nationals, 110-95 to take series, 4 games to 2
  • Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Pete Babando scores Cup-winning goal in double overtime of Game 7 as Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 4-3 for a 4-3 series win

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve McCurry, American photographer (Afghan Girl), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1950 Highlights

About April 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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