The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2017. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1950
- January 17, 1950 – The Great Brink’s Robbery: Eleven thieves steal more than 2 million from an armored car company’s offices in Boston.
- January 26, 1950 – 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.
- February 17, 1950 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- March 16, 1950 – Communist Czechoslovakia’s ministry of foreign affairs asks nuncios of Vatican to leave the country.
- May 19, 1950 – A barge containing munitions destined for Pakistan explodes in the harbor at South Amboy, New Jersey, devastating the city.
- June 8, 1950 – Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the only Australian-born Field Marshal in Australian history.
- July 29, 1950 – Korean War: After four days, the No Gun Ri Massacre ends when the US Army 7th Cavalry Regiment is withdrawn.
- August 12, 1950 – Korean War: Bloody Gulch massacre—American POWs are massacred by North Korean Army.
- October 19, 1950 – The People’s Liberation Army takes control of the town of Chamdo; this is sometimes called the “Invasion of Tibet”.
- November 25, 1950 – The Great Appalachian Storm of November 1950, known at the time as the “Storm of the Century”, strikes New England with hurricane force winds resulting in massive forest blow-downs and storm surge damage along the Northeast coast including New York City. This storm also brings blizzard conditions to the Appalachian Mountains and Ohio Valley, becoming one of the worst storms of all time. Three hundred fifty-three people die in the event.
Who Were Born On 1950?
- January 5, 1950 – Chris Stein, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
- January 9, 1950 – Alec Jeffreys, English geneticist and academic
- January 14, 1950 – Nicholas McGegan, British harpsichordist, flautist, and conductor
- January 28, 1950 – David C. Hilmers, American colonel, physician, and astronaut
- May 18, 1950 – Rod Milburn, American hurdler and coach (d. 1997)
- June 1, 1950 – Charlene, American singer
- October 14, 1950 – Joey Travolta, American actor, director, and producer
- October 24, 1950 – Tom Myers, American football player
- December 26, 1950 – Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Pakistani businessman and politician, 17th Prime Minister of Pakistan