On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Indians' Luke Easter hits longest ball in Cleveland Stadium history, 477 feet, into upper deck, Section 4
  • Swiss parliament refuses voting rights for women
  • Yanks & Tigers hit record 11 HRs, Tigers win 10-9

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas C. Lord, Canadian businessman
  • Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England