On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1950

Historical Events

Historic Event

Chinese invasion of Tibet forces the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to flee

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso

Historic Event

General Eisenhower named NATO commander

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

1950 Highlights

About December 19, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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