On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1950

Historical Events

  • Baseball owners choose Lou Perini (Braves), Phil Wrigley (Cubs), Del Webb (Yankees), & Ellis Ryan (Indians) to select new commissioner
  • Musical "Bless You All" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 84 performances
  • UN General Assembly establishes High Commission for Refugees, goes on to win Nobel Peace Prize in 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Vicki Michelle, English actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo), born in Chigwell, England

Famous Deaths

  • Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65
1950 Highlights

About December 14, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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