On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1950

Historical Events

  • Canada's first mountain rescue by helicopter of a forestry worker from a Wells Gray Park forestry lookout

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph Bunche for mediation in Israel - 1st African American winner

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche
  • US Air Force Mustangs accidentally bomb British on Hill 282 Korea, 17 killed

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Barry, American basketball player and coach (b. 1892)
1950 Highlights

About September 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra