On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Arms & the Girl" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 134 performances
  • 1st broadcast of "What's My Line" on CBS-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Sukowa, German actress (Zentropia, Sicilian, Voyager, Lola)
  • Genichiro Tenryu [Shimada], Japanese professional wrestler, born in Katsuyama, Fukui, Japan
  • Osamu Kido, wrestler (NJPW/UWF)

Famous Deaths

  • Constantin Carath√©odory, Greek mathematician (b. 1873)
  • George A. Birmingham, Irish clergyman and novelist, dies at 84
1950 Highlights

About February 2, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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