What Happened on September 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • Patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open
  • Philadelphia A's Joe Astroth is 4th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (6th)
  • US Air Force Mustangs accidentally bomb British on Hill 282 Korea, 17 killed

Famous Deaths

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