On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1950

Historical Events

  • After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
  • Clifford Odet's "Country Girl" premieres in NYC
  • Jacobo Árbenz elected President of Guatemala

Nobel Prize

Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner


Famous Birthdays

  • Debra Hill, American screenwriter and film producer (Escape from New York), born in Haddonfield, New Jersey (d. 2005)
  • Jack Scalia, American actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Ronnie Hammond, American rock singer (Atlanta Rhythm Section, 1972–83 & 1988–2001 - "So In To You"), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2011)
1950 Highlights

About November 10, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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