On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Washington, D.C.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Red Wings' rookie goalie Terry Sawchuk records his first of 115 career NHL shutouts, as Detroit beats the New York Rangers, 1-0 at Madison Square Garden

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk

Famous Birthdays

  • David Lynn Jones, American country singer (Bonnie Jean), born in Bexar, Arkansas
  • Marius TrĂ©sor, French footballer, born in Sainte-Anne, Guadeloupe

Famous Deaths

  • Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold, U.S. General of the Air Force (b. 1886)
  • Henry "Hap" Arnold, American commanding general, US Army Air Force (WWII), dies at 63