What Happened on July 19, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • French/Vietnamese offensive against Viet Minh
  • NY Yanks obtain their 1st black players, Elston Howard & Frank Barnes
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Summi maeroris

Famous Birthdays

  • Freddy Moore, American songwriter
  • Per-Kristian Foss, Norwegian Minister of Finance
  • Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-Di-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice)