What Happened on August 1, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Major League baseball player to fight in Korea (Curt Simmons)
  • 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 Tract, radio DJ (Greaseman), born in The Bronx, New York