On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1950

Historical Events

  • Gian Carlo Menotti's Pulitzer Prize winning opera "The Consul" opens at Barrymore Theater, NYC; runs for 269 performances
  • NYC hires Dr Wallace E Howell as its official "rainmaker"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jørgen Olsen, Danish singer (The Olsen Brothers) won 2000 Eurovision Song Contest, born in Odense, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Greenleaf, American pocket billiards player (20-time world champion), dies from acute internal haemorrhage at 50
1950 Highlights

About March 15, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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