On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1950

Historical Events

  • Preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbi Benton [Klein], American Playboy model and actress (Hee Haw, Sugar Time!), born in New York City
  • Bob Hay, American songwriter and musician (Squalls; Jolly Beggars), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan t
  • David Carl Hilmers, Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 51-J, 26, 36, 42)
  • Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain (1999 - present), born in Riffa, Bahrain

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician, dies at 66
1950 Highlights

About January 28, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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