On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1950

Famous Deaths

  • George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies
  • Joseph A Schumpeter, Aus/US economist/Minister of Finance, dies at 66
  • Joseph Issac Shneerson, Jewish Lubavitch Chabal leader, dies
1950 Highlights

About January 8, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn