What Happened on October 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees sweep Philadelphia Phillies in 47th World Series
  • US forces invade North Korea by crossing 38th parallel
  • Walter Bedell Smith replaces Roscoe H Hillenkoetter as 4th CIA head

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Whitey Ford wins his 1st World Series game 5-2

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • William H Jackson becomes deputy director of CIA
  • Yanks win 13th world championship sweeping Phillies

Famous Birthdays

  • Jakaya Kikwete, Tanzanian politician
  • Maartje van Weegen, [Walet], Dutch TV hostess

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Willis Carrier, American engineer (developed modern air conditioning), dies at 73

Engineer Willis Carrier
Willis Carrier