What Happened on October 2, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

1st strip of Charlie Brown, "Li'l Folks", later "Peanuts", by Charles M. Schulz published in 9 papers

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Charles M. Schulz
  • Bob Shaw of Chicago Cardinals sets NFL record with 5 TD receptions
  • Chic Cards Jim Hardy passes for 6 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (55-13)
  • Red Sox Dom DiMaggio leads AL with only 15 stolen bases

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian McNeice, English actor
  • Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist and rocker (Genesis, Mike & the Mechanics), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • Philip Wilson, Australian Catholic bishop, jailed for concealing sexual abuse, born in Cessnock, Australia