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1950 Yearly calendar

 
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EVENTS
1950-07-05  Zionism: the Knesset passes the Law of Return which grants all Jews the right to immigrate to Israel.  
1950-01-07  A fire at the Mercy Hospital in Davenport, Iowa, kills 41 people.  
1950-07-05  Korean War: Task Force Smith – First clash between American and North Korean forces in the Battle of Osan.  
1950-05-19  A barge containing munitions destined for Pakistan explodes in the harbor at South Amboy, New Jersey, devastating the city.  
1950-11-08  Korean War: United States Air Force Lt. Russell J. Brown shoots down two North Korean MiG-15s in the first jet aircraft-to-jet aircraft dogfight in history.  
1950-08-22  Althea Gibson becomes the first black competitor in international tennis.  
1950-11-13  General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, President of Venezuela, is assassinated in Caracas.  
1950-07-04  The first broadcast by Radio Free Europe.  
1950-09-04  Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.  
1950-06-28  Seoul is captured by North Korean troops.  
1950-07-14  Korean War: North Korean troops initiate the Battle of Taejon.  
1950-06-08  Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the only Australian-born Field Marshal in Australian history.  
1950-07-24  Cape Canaveral Air Force Station begins operations with the launch of a Bumper rocket.  
1950-11-19  US General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes supreme commander of NATO-Europe  
1950-01-06  The United Kingdom recognizes the People's Republic of China. The Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with the UK in response.  
1950-09-04  First appearance of the "Beetle Bailey" comic strip.  
1950-05-01  Guam is organized as a United States commonwealth.  
1950-11-01  Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.  
1950-01-17  The Great Brinks Robbery – 11 thieves steal more than $2 million from an armored car Company's offices in Boston, Massachusetts.  
1950-04-08  India and Pakistan sign the Liaquat-Nehru Pact.  
1950-01-01  The state of Ajaigarh joins the Union of India.  
1950-12-25  The Stone of Scone, traditional coronation stone of British monarchs, is taken from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalist students. It later turns up in Scotland on April 11, 1951.  
1950-12-17  The F-86 Sabre's first mission over Korea.  
1950-08-25  President Harry Truman orders the US Army to seize control of the nation's railroads to avert a strike.  
1950-06-27  The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.  
1950-01-31  President Harry S. Truman announces a program to develop the hydrogen bomb.  
1950-12-09  Harry Gold is sentenced to thirty years in jail for helping Klaus Fuchs pass information about the Manhattan Project to the Soviet Union. His testimony is later instrumental in the prosecution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.  
1950-09-28  Indonesia joins the United Nations.  
1950-02-09  Second Red Scare: Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with Communists.  
1950-11-25  The "Storm of the Century", a violent snowstorm, paralyzes the northeastern United States and the Appalachians, bringing winds up to 100 mph and sub-zero temperatures. Pickens, West Virginia, records 57 inches of snow. 323 people die as a result of the storm.  
1950-11-26  Korean War: Troops from the People's Republic of China launch a massive counterattack in North Korea against South Korean and United Nations forces (Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River), ending any hopes of a quick end to the conflict.  
1950-09-24  Forest fires black out the sun over portions of Canada and New England. A Blue moon (in the astronomical sense) is seen as far away as Europe.  
1950-09-15  Korean War: United States forces land at Incheon  
1950-01-21  Alger Hiss is convicted of perjury.  
1950-04-27  Apartheid: In South Africa, the Group Areas Act is passed formally segregating races.  
1950-03-17  Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announce the creation of element 98, which they name "Californium".  
1950-08-15  Srikakulam district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.  
1950-10-15  Korean War: The People's Republic of China joins the Korean War, sending thousands of troops across the Yalu river border to fight United Nations forces.  
1950-11-01  Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.  
1950-12-12  Paula Ackerman, the first woman appointed to perform rabbinical functions in the United States, leads the congregation in her first services.  
1950-03-16  Communist Czechoslovakia's ministry of foreign affairs asks nuncios of Vatican to leave the country.  
1950-05-29  The St. Roch, the first ship to circumnavigate North America, arrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia .  
1950-01-23  The Knesset passes a resolution that states Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.  
1950-07-11  Pakistan joins the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank.  
1950-10-02  Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published  
1950-09-03  "Nino" Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.  
1950-12-28  The Peak District becomes the United Kingdom's first National Park.  
1950-05-09  Robert Schuman presents his proposal on the creation of an organized Europe, indispensable to the maintenance of peaceful relations. This proposal, known as the "Schuman declaration", is considered by some people to be the beginning of the creation of what is now the European Union.  
1950-06-03  First successful ascent of an Eight-thousander; Annapurna was summited by Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal  
1950-08-24  Edith Sampson becomes the first black U.S. delegate to the UN.  
1950-03-07  Cold War: The Soviet Union issues a statement denying that Klaus Fuchs served as a Soviet spy.  
1950-09-26  Indonesia is admitted to the United Nations.  
1950-10-03  Korean War: The First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins.  
1950-12-16  U.S. President Harry S. Truman declares a state of emergency, after Chinese troops enter the fight with communist North Korea in the Korean War.  
1950-09-26  United Nations troops recapture Seoul from the North Koreans.  
1950-03-01  Cold War: Klaus Fuchs is convicted of spying for the Soviet Union by disclosing top secret atomic bomb data.  
1950-04-19  Argentina becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.  
1950-10-19  The military of the People's Republic of China takes control of the town of Chamdo in eastern Tibet.  
1950-01-26  The Constitution of India comes into force, forming a republic. Rajendra Prasad is sworn in as its first President of India. Observed as Republic Day in India.  
1950-11-29  Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.  
1950-05-09  L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health is released.  
1950-06-25  The Korean War begins with the invasion of South Korea by North Korea.  
1950-07-02  The Golden Pavilion at Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto, Japan burns down.  
1950-02-15  The Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China sign a mutual defense treaty.  
1950-11-17  Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is enthroned as the leader of Tibet at the age of fifteen.  
1950-05-05  Bhumibol Adulyadej crowns himself King Rama IX of Thailand.  
1950-08-18  Julien Lahaut, the chairman of the Communist Party of Belgium is assassinated by far-right elements.  
1950-04-28  Bhumibol Adulyadej marries Queen Sirikit after their quiet engagement in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 19, 1949.  
1950-05-13  The first round of the Formula One World Championship is held at Silverstone.  
1950-10-30  Pope Pius XII witnesses "The Miracle of the Sun" while at the Vatican.  
1950-10-11  Television: CBS's mechanical color system is the first to be licensed for broadcast by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.  
1950-07-20  Cold War: In Philadelphia, Harry Gold pleads guilty to spying for the Soviet Union by passing secrets from atomic scientist Klaus Fuchs.  



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