On This Day

March 17, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Historic Event

Belgian government of Gaston Eyskens resigns due to constitutional crisis

Prime Minister of Belgium Gaston Eyskens
Prime Minister of Belgium
Gaston Eyskens
  • Element 98 (Californium) announced

Birthdays in History

  • Betty Dukes, American Walmart employee who fought against gender discrimination (2001 Betty Dukes v. Walmart lawsuit), born in Tallulah, Louisiana

Deaths in History

  • Adolf Meyer, American psychiatrist and neurologist (pioneered mental hygiene), dies at 83
1950 in History