On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1950

Historical Events

  • Lusty Song wins Hambletonian

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestChris Haney

Chris Haney, Canadian journalist who created the board game "Trivial Pursuit", born in Welland, Ontario (d. 2010)

Co-creator of Trivial Pursuit Chris Haney
Co-creator of Trivial Pursuit
Chris Haney
  • Roelof S "Roel" Bakker, Dutch actor and director (Love Potion)
1950 Highlights

About August 9, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo