On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1950

Historical Events

  • Phototransistor invention announced, Murray Hill, New Jersey

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Ball, British guitarist (Procul Harum - "A Whiter Shade Of Pale"), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2015)
  • Dave McCurdy, (Rep-D-OK, 1981- )
  • Eugene Bowen, composer (Wonder's Edge)

Person of interestRobbie Coltrane

Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor (Harry Potter films) and comedian, born in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
  • Rupert Greenall, British rock keyboardist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero")

Famous Deaths

  • Léon Blum, Prime Minister of France (People's Front Government), dies at 77
1950 Highlights

About March 30, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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