On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • MLB St. Louis Cardinals baseman Tommy Glaviano makes 3 consecutive errors on grounders

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Mothersbaugh, American new wave rock singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (Devo - "Whip It"), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Rodney Milburn Jr, American hurdler (Olympic gold 1972), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • Thomas Gottschalk, German radio and TV host (Telespiele), born in Bamberg, Germany
1950 Highlights

About May 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

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