What Happened on March 27, 1950

Historical Events

Music Concert

Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleveland, Ohio)

  • Netherlands recognizes People's Republic of China
  • WHAS TV channel 11 in Louisville, Kentucky (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Ewing, American opera mezzo-soprano singer (Metropolitan Opera, 1976-97), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2022)
  • Petros Efthymiou, Greek politician (Panhellenic Socialist Movement), born in Larissa, Thessaly
  • Tony Banks, British progressive rock keyboardist (Genesis - "Supper's Ready"), and film score and classical composer, born in East Hoathly, Sussex, England
  • Vic Harris, American MLB player, born in Los Angeles, California
1950 Highlights

About March 27, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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