What Happened on September 29, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Tin Pan Alley TV" last airs on ABC-TV
  • Telephone Answering Machine created by Bell Laboratories

Sports History

Yanks clinch 2nd consecutive pennant under Casey Stengel

1950 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Murray, West Indian cricket wicket-keeper (19 Tests, 3 x 50, 62 dismissals; Barbados), born in Bridgetown, Barbados (d. 2022)
Born in 1950

Famous Deaths

  • Balthazar Huibrecht Verhagen, Dutch dramatist and writer, dies at 69
  • Clara Ford, American suffragette supporter and wife of industrialist Henry Ford, dies at 84

About September 29, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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