What Happened on November 4, 1950

Historical Events

  • Gian-Carlo Menotti's musical drama "The Consul" closes at Barrymore Theater, NYC, after 269 performances
  • Indonesian troops reconquer Ambon

Musical Finale

Jan Meyerowitz and Langston Hughes' musical drama "The Barrier" closes at Broadhurst Theater, NYC. after 4 performances

  • US troops vacate Pyongyang, North Korea
1950 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Frazier, American novelist (Cold Mountain), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Markie Post, American actress (Night Court, 1984-92 - "Christine"; There’s Something About Mary), born in Palo Alto, California (d. 2021)
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

  • Grover Cleveland Alexander, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1926 Chicago Cubs; Triple Crown 1915, 16, 20; 6 × NL wins & strikeout leader; Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 63

About November 4, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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