On This Day

December 31, 1950 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Jockeys Bill Shoemaker & Joe Culmone set record of 388 wins in a year

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Gilder, American golfer (6 PGA tour titles), born in Corvallis, Oregon
  • Inge Helten, German sprinter (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Sinzig, Germany

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

World heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano (27) weds Barbara Cousins in Brockton, Massachusetts

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano

1950 in Sport