What Happened on April 9, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 14th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Jimmy Demaret becomes the first 3-time Masters champion by 2 strokes ahead of Australian Jim Ferrier
  • 4th Tony Awards: Cocktail Party & South Pacific win

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Bob Hope's 1st TV appearance

Entertainer Bob Hope
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Bob Hope

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Cockrell, American astronaut (STS 56, 69, 80), born in Austin, Texas
  • Nathan Cook, American actor (Milton-White Shadow, Billy-Hotel), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)