On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1950

Historical Events

  • American Bowling Congress ends all-white-males rule
  • Guam Organic Act establishes Guam as an unincorporated US territory
  • King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes King

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Tracht, American radio DJ (Greaseman), born in The Bronx, New York
1950 Highlights

About August 1, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo