On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1950

Historical Events

  • 2 self-propelled trains of Long Island RR collide, killing 77

Famous Deaths

  • Julius Weismann, German pianist, conductor, and composer (SchwanenweiƟ), dies at 70
  • Walter Damrosch, German-American conductor (New York Symphony, 1885-1928; commissioned Gershwin's Piano Concerto), and composer (The Man Without A Country), dies at 88
1950 Highlights

About December 22, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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