On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1950

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

Bill Murray

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

  • 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? 71 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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