On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday

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