On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1950

Historical Events

Historic Event

Senator Joseph McCarthy charges State Department infested with 205 communists

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew N Meltzoff, developmental psychologist
  • Lloyd Weldon Keasor, American wrestler (Olympic silver 1976), born in Pumphrey, Maryland
  • Richard F. Colburn, American politician, Senator (R) Maryland (1995-2015), born in Easton, Maryland
  • Terry Hawkins, theatre administrator
1950 Highlights

About February 9, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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