What Happened on June 4, 1950

Historical Events

  • CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election
  • Dutch cyclist Wim van Est wins Bordeaux-Paris (586 km in 17:25)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Rose, English cricketer (England batsman in 9 Tests 1977-81), born in Dartford, Kent, England
  • Dagmar Krause, German singer (Slapp Happy; Henry Cow; Art Bears), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Wayne Powers, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, 13 East), born in New Rochelle, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Staples, English cricket medium pace bowler (3 Tests, 15 wickets; Nottinghamshire), dies at 57
1950 Highlights

About June 4, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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