On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Lloyd, British MP
  • Emitt Rhodes, musician (Merry-go-Round)
  • Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (d. 2006)
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • George Minot, American physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1885)