On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 104th Grand National: Jimmy Power wins aboard 10/1 Irish co-favourite Freebooter; estimated 500,00 in attendance including Royal Family
  • Wales outclasses France, 21-0 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch the Five Nations Rugby Championship, Grand Slam and Triple Crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Greenberg, American musician (Shadowfax) (d. 1995)
  • Ronald "Ronnie" McDowell, American country singer (The King is Gone), born in Portland, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Buck, American actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs), dies at 62