On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

AgreementContract of Interest

Jackie Robinson signs highest contract ($35,000) in Dodger history

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
  • Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)

Famous Deaths

  • Bull Montana [Luigi Montagna], Italian actor (Brass Buttons, Victory, The Son of the Sheik), dies from coronary thrombosis at 62