August 15, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000
  • Indians make their 1st triple play at Cleveland Stadium
  • Joseph Pholien becomes Belgian premier
  • Rotterdam dock strike begins
  • Srikakulam district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sukarno proclaims the unitary Republic of Indonesia and becomes its 1st President

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia