On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1950

Historical Events

  • Independent republic of South Molukkas declared
  • Jordan formally annexes the West Bank
  • Leonard Bernstein's musical "Peter Pan", starring Jean Arthur and Boris Karloff, opens at Imperial Theater, NYC; runs for 320 performances
  • US President Harry Truman denies there are communists in the US government
1950 Highlights

About April 24, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus