On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1950

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Senator Joseph McCarthy charges State Department infested with 205 communists

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy

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? 70 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius