What Happened on September 4, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna
  • Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
  • First helicopter rescue of American pilot behind enemy lines
  • Heavy typhoon strikes Japan, kills about 250

Famous Birthdays

  • Doyle Alexander, American baseball player
  • Ehteshamuddin, Pakistani cricketer