On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Alive & Kicking" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • The Great Brinks Robbery - 11 men rob $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities from armored car company Brink's offices in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Birthdays

  • Luis L√≥pez Nieves, Latin American writer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
1950 Highlights

About January 17, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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