What Happened on February 25, 1950

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"Your Show of Shows" with Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca premieres on NBC. Writers include Mel Brooks, Neil Simon and Woody Allen.

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Lloyd, British MP
  • Emitt Rhodes, American rock singer-songwriter, musician (Merry-Go-Round), sound engineer, and record producer, born in Decatur, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (d. 2006)
  • Kenny Gradney, American bassist and songwriter (Little Feat - "Time Loves A Hero"; Delaney & Bonnie & Friends; Robert Palmer), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Mick Miller [Lawton], British stand-up comedian and television personality, born in Liverpool, England
  • Neil Jordan, Irish director (Crying Game) and novelist, born in Sligo
  • Néstor Kirchner, Argentine politician, President of Argentina 2003-2007), born in Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz (d. 2010)
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

  • George Minot, American physician (Nobel 1934 - introduction of a raw-liver diet in the treatment of pernicious anemia), dies at 64
1950 Highlights

About February 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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