What Happened on October 3, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah)
  • Baseball rules Phils lefty Curt Simmons cannot play in World Series despite his being on furlough from Army
  • Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas

Famous Birthdays

  • Laureen Ford, Gympie Queensland, golfer (1992 Alpine Aust Ladies)
  • Pamela Hensley, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century), born in Glendale, California
  • Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist (Earth, Wind & Fire)