On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Tickets, Please" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 245 performances
  • South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races

Famous Deaths

  • Adam Tadeusz Wieniawski, Polish composer, dies at 70
  • Hobart Cavanaugh, American actor (Border Town, Black Angel), dies at 63
  • Karl Straube, German organist & conductor, dies at 77
1950 Highlights

About April 27, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus