What Happened on December 16, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Let's Make an Opera" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman proclaims state of emergency against "Communist imperialism"

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Munro, Windsor, actress (Golden Voyage of Sinbad) [or 1/16]
  • Claudia Cohen, American gossip columnist and socialite (d. 2007)
  • Ieremia Tabai, President of Kiribati (Gilbert Islands) (1979-91)
  • Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Vrieslander, composer, dies at 70