On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1950

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, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Daniel Auteuil, French actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring), born in Algiers, Algeria
  • Laura Kelly, American politician, Governor of Kansas (2019-), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Bull Montana [Luigi Montagna], Italian actor (Brass Buttons, Victory, The Son of the Sheik), dies from coronary thrombosis at 62
1950 Highlights

About January 24, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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