What Happened on February 16, 1950

Historical Events

  • Longest-running prime-time game show, "What's My Line" begins on CBS
  • Writers fail to elect anyone to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Kazuki Tomokawa [Tenji Nozoki], Japanese acid-folk singer-songwriter, born in Hachiryu (now Mitane), Akita Prefecture, Japan
  • Peter Hain, British politician (Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 2005-07), born in Kenya Colony
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

  • David Denton, English cricket batsman (11 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 104; Yorkshire CCC), dies at 75

About February 16, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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