On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack van Gelder, Dutch TV host
  • Roberto Bettega, Italian soccer forward (42 caps; Juventus 326 games, 129 goals), born in Turin, Italy
  • Terry Bozzio, American drummer (Missing Persons; Frank Zappa), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Weddings

Henry Fonda

American actor Henry Fonda (45) weds socialite and third wife Susan Blanchard (22) in New York City; divorce in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • Max Beckmann, German painter and graphic artist, dies at 66
1950 Highlights

About December 27, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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