On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1950

Historical Events

  • Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko and Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League
  • Tour de France: Ferdi K├╝bler becomes first Swiss rider to win Tour; Louison Bobet of France wins mountain classification

Famous Birthdays

  • David James Wottle, American 800m runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Rodney Crowell, American country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin'), born in Houston, Texas
1950 Highlights

About August 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo