On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 630 Dutch volunteers depart for Korea
  • Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodger president

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

  • 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