On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1950

Historical Events

  • City College of NY defeats Bradley to win the NIT
  • LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins her 2nd of 3 Titleholders titles by 8 strokes from amateur Claire Doran

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Rolling Hills CC: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins by 9 strokes from amateur Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Rice Burroughs, American author (Tarzan of the Apes), dies at 74
  • Sir Walter Norman Haworth, British chemist (Nobel Prize, 1937), dies of a heart attack on his 67th birthday [1]
1950 Highlights

About March 19, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces