What Happened on March 19, 1950

Historical Events

  • City College of NY defeats Bradley to win the NIT

Golf Tournament

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

US Women's Golf Open

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

1950 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Fowlkes, American jazz and session trombonist, singer, and band leader (The Jazz Passengers; Lounge Lizards), born in NYC (d. 2023)
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)

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]

About March 19, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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