On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1950

Historical Events

  • 1st congress of International Astronautical Federation opens in Paris
  • Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcast on TV for 1st time
  • WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Renato Zero [Fiacchini], Italian pop, rock and soul singer (Madame), born in Rome
  • Victoria Tennant, London England (All of Me, Chiefs, Winds of War)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

First Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew (27) weds lawyer Kwa Geok Choo (29) in Singapore

Founder of Modern Singapore Lee Kuan Yew
Founder of Modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew

1950 Highlights

About September 30, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra