On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1950

Historical Events

  • West Indies complete historic 3-1 series win against England

Famous Birthdays

  • Hasely Crawford, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Jeff[rey R] Thomson, cricketer (great Aussie fast bowler 1972-85)
  • Marshall Manesh, Iranian-born American actor
  • Stockwell Day, Canadian politician
1950 Highlights

About August 16, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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