On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1950

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
1950 Highlights

About January 6, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn