On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Miss Liberty" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 308 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen Twillie, American session singer (The Lion King - "Circle of Life"; Celene Dion; Pink Floyd), born in Playa del Rey, California
  • Grzegorz Lato, Polish footballer and manager, born in Malbork, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Strum), dies at 63
  • Vaslav Fromich Nijinsky, Ukrainian ballet dancer, dies in London
1950 Highlights

About April 8, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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