Year 1950 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 23 Israeli Knesset resolves Jerusalem is capital of Israel
  • Jan 31 US President Harry Truman publicly announces support for the development of a hydrogen bomb

Historical Marriages

  • Apr 28 King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand marries Mon Rajawongse Sirikit at Sra Pathum Palace after a quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland July 19, 1949.
  • Jun 14 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 2nd wife Kleo Apostolides
  • Jun 17 US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (24) weds Ethel Skakel (22) at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut

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