On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Stone, American country music bassist and mandolin player (Highway 101 - "Cry, Cry, Cry"), born in Hollywood, California
  • Sally Thomsett, English actress (Straw Dogs, Man About the House), born in Sussex

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Wiklund, Swedish composer, dies at 70
  • Carter G. Woodson, American historian (African American studies), dies at 74
  • Kurt Weill, German-American composer (Die Dreigroschenoper - The Threepenny Opera), dies after a heart attack at 50
1950 Highlights

About April 3, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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