On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1950

Historical Events

  • 7,021 see Fort Wayne Pistons edge Minneapolis Lakers, 19-18 at Minneapolis Auditorium; lowest ever NBA score of 37 combined points
  • 79 die in a train crash in Richmond Hills, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • "Little" Steven Van Zandt, American guitarist, songwriter, producer (E-Street Band; Asbury Jukes), actor (The Sopranos), and DJ (Underground Garage), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • (Martina) "Tina" Weymouth, rock bassist (Talking Heads - "Psycho Killer"; Tom Tom Club - "Wordy Rappinghood"), born in Coronado, California
  • Art Sullivan [Marc Liénart van Lidth de Jeude], Belgian pop singer-songwriter ("Un océan de caresses"), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 2019)
  • Greg Luzinski, baseball player (Phillies, White Sox)
  • Lyman Bostock, baseball player
1950 Highlights

About November 22, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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