On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene Fodor, American classical violinist (1974 Tchaikovsky Award), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2011)
  • Harvey Jacob Alperin, actor (Cocktail), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Lee Masters, American poet and novelist (Spoon River Anthology), dies at 81
  • Roman Shukhevych, Ukrainian nationalist and military leader, dies at 42
1950 Highlights

About March 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces