On This Day

June 25, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Israeli airline El Al begins service
  • Johnny Pramesa (Reds) and Hank Thompson (Giants) hit inside the park HRs

Battle of InterestKorean War Begins

North Korea invades South Korea, beginning the Korean War

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Max Desfor's photograph of refugees fleeing across a destroyed bridge over the Taedong River a few months after the invasion
Max Desfor's photograph of refugees fleeing across a destroyed bridge over the Taedong River a few months after the invasion
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Birthdays in History

  • Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), born in Safonovo, Russia (d. 1980)
1950 in History