On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1950

Historical Events

  • 630 Dutch volunteers depart for Korea

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodger president

Baseball Player and Sports Executive Branch Rickey
Baseball Player and Sports Executive
Branch Rickey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mother Teresa founds Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
  • South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Haden, New Zealand rugby union lock (41 Tests; 117 All Black games, 8 as captain; Auckland), born in Wanganui, New Zealand (d. 2020)
  • Chuck Foreman, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Frederick, Maryland
  • T. E. Srinivasan, Indian cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981), born in Chennai, India
1950 Highlights

About October 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio