On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Happy as Larry" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • Britain recognizes Communist government of China

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Freeh, American attorney & FBI director, born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Isaiah Bowman, geographer/co-founder (Geographical Review), dies at 71