Events in History in April 1950

  • Apr 4 Dirk Stikker becomes chairman of OES
  • Apr 5 Prague espionage trial against bishops & priests begins

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Apr 6 John Foster Dulles becomes advisor to US Secretary of State Acheson

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles
US Secretary of State
John Foster Dulles
  • Apr 9 4th Tony Awards: Cocktail Party & South Pacific win

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Apr 9 Bob Hope's 1st TV appearance

Entertainer Bob Hope
Entertainer
Bob Hope
  • Apr 11 Prince Rainier III becomes ruler of Monaco
  • Apr 11 US B-29 bomber shot down over Latvia
  • Apr 14 1st edition of British comic "Eagle"
  • Apr 14 Doorne's Auto factory opens in Netherlands
  • Apr 18 1st opening night-game, Cards beat Pirates, 4-2
  • Apr 18 Polish Catholic church & government sign accord over relations
  • Apr 23 Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island
  • Apr 24 Independent republic of South Molukkas declared
  • Apr 24 US President Harry Truman denies there are communists in the US government
  • Apr 24 Jordan formally annexes the West Bank
  • Apr 25 Republik Maluku Selatan (also known as the Republic of the South Moluccas) declared on Ambon
  • Apr 27 South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races