On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1950

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, 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)
  • 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 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? 71 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces