What Happened on June 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Israeli airline El Al begins service
  • Johnny Pramesa (Reds) and Hank Thompson (Giants) hit inside the park HRs
  • North Korea invades South Korea, beginning the Korean War

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), born in Safonovo, Russia (d. 1980)
  • Nitza Saul, Israeli actress, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Tatyana Averina, Russian speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic gold 1976), born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (d. 2001)