What Happened on July 1, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Lost in the Stars" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 281 performances
  • 1st 407 US soldiers flown to South Korea
  • NYC bus fare rises to 10 cents equal to subway fare, combo fare at 15 cents
  • WHBF TV channel 4 in Rock Island, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • David Duke, American politician, K.K.K. member

Famous Deaths

  • Eliel Saarinen, Finish-American architect (Chicago Trib building), dies at 76
  • Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss musician (b. 1865)