On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1950

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Marshall sworn in as the 3rd Secretary of Defense of the United States

Military Leader George Marshall
Military Leader
George Marshall

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBill Murray

Bill Murray, American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Evanston, Illinois

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray
  • Charles Clarke, British politician

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Arthur Milne, English astrophysicist (kinematic relativity), dies of a heart attack at 54
1950 Highlights

About September 21, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo