On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1950

Historical Events

  • 1st Farnborough airshow held
  • 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: American Budge Patty wins his only Wimbledon singles title 6-1, 8-10, 6-2, 6-3 over Australian Frank Sedgman
1950 Highlights

About July 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer