What Happened on July 7, 1950

Historical Events

  • 1st Farnborough airshow held

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon: Bobby Locke of South Africa retains title by 2 strokes from Roberto De Vicenzo of Argentina

  • Korean War: UN Security Council establishes the United Nations Command to combat North Korean forces

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Budge Patty wins his only Wimbledon singles title 6-1, 8-10, 6-2, 6-3 over Australian Frank Sedgman

1950 History

About July 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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