On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1950

Historical Events

  • Giuseppe "Nino" Farina wins inaugural Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by taking out the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in an Alfa Romeo; wins by 3 points from Juan Manuel Fangio

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron "A-Train" Smith, American drummer (The Temptations; Romeo Void), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Doug Pinnick, American bassist and singer (King's X), born in Braidwood, Illinois
  • Jóhannes Eðvaldsson, Icelandic soccer defender (34 caps; Celtic, Tulsa Roughnecks, Hannover 96, Motherwell), born in Reykjavík, Iceland (d. 2021)
1950 Highlights

About September 3, 1950

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo