What Happened on April 25, 1950

Historical Events

  • Chuck Cooper becomes the 1st African American to be drafted into the NBA (for Boston Celtics)
  • Republik Maluku Selatan (also known as the Republic of the South Moluccas) declared on Ambon

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Ferrone, British session and touring funk, rock, and R&B drummer (Average White Band, 1974-83; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 1994 to 2017), born in Brighton, England
1950 Highlights

About April 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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