On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1950

Historical Events

  • 1st typesetting machine to dispense with metal type exhibited
  • 33 die in a train crash in Coshocton Ohio
  • Dick Tracy TV show sparks uproar concerning violence

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Madigan, American actress (Uncle Buck, Twice in a Lifetime), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Barry Sheene, British motorcycle racer, born in London (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • John C Smuts, co-found British RAF/South African PM (1919..48), dies at 80
  • S M H Colah, cricketer (69 runs in India's 1st 2 tests 1932-33), dies
1950 Highlights

About September 11, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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