What Happened on October 7, 1950

Historical Events

  • US forces invade North Korea by crossing 38th parallel
  • Walter Bedell Smith replaces Roscoe H Hillenkoetter as 4th CIA head
  • William H Jackson becomes deputy director of CIA
1950 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Granny [Emma Webster], Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Friz Freleng (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Canary Row"
  • Jakaya Kikwete, Tanzanian politician, born in Msoga, Tanzania
  • Maartje van Weegen, Dutch TV hostess, born in Bussum, Netherlands
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

Willis CarrierWillis Carrier (1876-1950)

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

About October 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra