On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1950

Historical Events

  • Indians' Luke Easter hits longest ball in Cleveland Stadium history, 477 feet, into upper deck, Section 4
  • New York Yankees (6) & Detroit Tigers (5) hit record 11 HRs at Briggs Stadium; Tigers win, 10-9
  • Swiss parliament refuses voting rights for women

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas C. Lord, Canadian businessman
  • Sally Geeson, actress (Bless This House), born in Sussex, England
1950 Highlights

About June 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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