On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1950

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Taiwan

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)
  • USSR issues golden roubles

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Mike-Mayer, American football placekicker (Pro Bowl 1973; Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills), born in Bologna, Italy
  • Riley Odoms, American football tight end (NFL Pro Bowl 1973–75, 78; First-Team All-Pro 1974, 75; Denver Broncos), born in Luling, Texas

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Ingrid Bergman (34) divorces dentist Petter Aron Lindström after 12 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Korzybski, Polish-American scientist & philosopher, dies at 70
1950 Highlights

About March 1, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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