What Happened on December 11, 1950

Historical Events

  • Baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract

Nobel Prize

British Physicist Cecil Frank Powell awarded Nobel Prize in Physics for his study of nuclear processes and the discovery of the pion

Music Premiere

Paul Hindemith's Concerto for Clarinet premieres with Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy, and Benny Goodman as soloist, at the Academy of Music

1950 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Onassis [Andreadis], American-born Greek heiress (Aristotle's daughter), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

  • Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer, dies at 57

About December 11, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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