What Happened on July 26, 1950

Historical Events

  • Dodgers' Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game
  • KNIL (Royal Dutch East Indies Army) unites

Famous Birthdays

  • Duncan Mackay, British composer and keyboard player, born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England
  • Nelinho, Brazilian soccer right back (21 caps; Cruzeiro EC 410 games; Atl├ętico Mineiro), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Paul McHale Jr., American politcian (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Rich Vogler, American auto racer (most combined wins in USAC history [171]), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • Susan George, English actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo), born in London, England
Born in 1950

About July 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo