What Happened on December 28, 1950

Historical Events

  • Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea
  • The Peak District becomes the United Kingdom's 1st National Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Chilton, American rock guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer (Box Tops - "The Letter"; Big Star - "Thirteen"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • Øivind Blunck, Norwegian comedian and actor
Born in 1950

Famous Weddings

John Steinbeck

Author John Steinbeck (48) weds actress Elaine Anderson (36)

About December 28, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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