On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1950

Historical Events

Historic Event

Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb

  • Senator Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Ironside, Canadian actor (Starship Troopers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Steve Hackett, British progressive rock guitarist, and composer (Genesis, 1971-77; GTR), born in Pimilco, London, England
1950 Highlights

About February 12, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius