What Happened on December 12, 1950

Historical Events

  • 16th Heisman Trophy Award: Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (HB)
  • Baseball owners vote to drop 4-year old bonus & high school rule

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Smith, Canadian Hockey HOF goaltender (Vezina Trophy 1982; Conn Smythe Trophy 1983; Stanley Cup 1980, 81, 82, 83; NY Islanders), born in Perth, Ontario

Rajinikanth (72 years old)

Indian film actor (Centenary Award 2014), born in Bangalore, India

  • Richard Galliano, French jazz, tango, and classical accordionist, born in Cannes, France
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

Peter Fraser (1884-1950)

British-born New Zealand statesman and 24th Prime Minister of New Zealand (1940-49), dies of a heart attack following hospitalization with influenza at 66

About December 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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