On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • James Rothman, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate (2013) for work on vesicle trafficking, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts
  • Joe Queenan, American writer
  • Karen Stives, American equestrian rider (Olympic gold team, silver individual 1984), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • Massimo Mongai, Italian writer
  • Skip Prosser, American basketball coach (only coach to take 3 schools to NCAA Tournament in first year; Loyola [MD], Xavier, Wake Forest), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
1950 Highlights

About November 3, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio