On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1950

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Dodger Gil Hodges hits 4 HRs & a single in a game vs Braves

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilton Felder, American saxophonist and bassist (The Crusaders), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2015)
1950 Highlights

About August 31, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo