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 Prize

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

  • US Air Force Mustangs accidentally bomb British on Hill 282 Korea, 17 killed
1950 History

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Barry, American collegiate basketball, football and baseball coach (University of Southern California, 1929-50), dies of a heart attack at 57

About September 23, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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