On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1950

Historical Events

  • Prague espionage trial against bishops & priests begins

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAgnetha Fältskog

Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA - "Dancing Queen"), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Franklin Chang-Diaz, Costa Rican-Chinese American NASA astronaut (STS 61C, 34,46,60,75, sk:91), born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Miki Manojlović, Serbian actor (The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • Paul Oscher, American blues musician (Muddy Waters Blues Band), born in Brooklyn, New York
1950 Highlights

About April 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries