On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Chodorow, American restaurateur and financier
  • Karen Carpenter, American pop vocalist and drummer ("We've Only Just Begun"; "Rainy Days And Mondays"; "Top Of The World"), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1983)
  • Matthew Laurance, actor (Duet)
  • Mitchel Laurance, actor (LA Law, Not Necessarily the News)

Famous Deaths

  • M Joseph V d'Arbaud, French poet/author (Li cant palustre), dies at 76
  • Rosli Dhobi, pro-Indonesian Malay student, hanged in Kuching for the assassination of Duncan Stewart, British Governor of Sarawak
1950 Highlights

About March 2, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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