On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1950

Historical Events

  • Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands recognize Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • (Kemji) "Damo" Suzuki, Japanese rock singer (Can; Damo Suzuki's Network), born in Japan
  • Brian Castro, Australian author, born in Hong Kong
  • Debbie Allen, American dancer, choreographer, actress (Fame -"Lydia"), producer, and director (A Different World), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jesse Dizon, American actor, born in Oceanside, California
1950 Highlights

About January 16, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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