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.
Historical Events Of 1950
- January 1, 1950 – Standard practice uses this day as the origin of the age scale Before Present
- February 17, 1950 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- March 12, 1950 – The Llandow air disaster occurs near Sigingstone, Wales, in which 80 people die when their aircraft crashed, making it the world’s deadliest air disaster at the time.
- May 19, 1950 – Egypt announces that the Suez Canal is closed to Israeli ships and commerce.
- July 14, 1950 – Korean War: North Korean troops initiate the Battle of Taejon.
- August 12, 1950 – Korean War: Bloody Gulch massacre—American POWs are massacred by North Korean Army.
- August 24, 1950 – Edith Sampson becomes the first black U.S. delegate to the United Nations.
- November 26, 1950 – 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 and Battle of Chosin Reservoir), ending any hopes of a quick end to the conflict.
- November 29, 1950 – Korean War: North Korean and Chinese troops force United Nations forces to retreat from North Korea.
- December 25, 1950 – 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.
Who Were Born On 1950?
- February 3, 1950 – Morgan Fairchild, American actress
- February 18, 1950 – John Hughes, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2009)
- February 27, 1950 – Annabel Goldie, Scottish lawyer and politician
- March 27, 1950 – Matt Siegel, American radio host
- June 2, 1950 – Joanna Gleason, Canadian actress and singer
- June 15, 1950 – Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Ghanaian nurse and politician
- June 19, 1950 – Neil Asher Silberman, American archaeologist and historian
- August 15, 1950 – Tom Kelly, American baseball player and manager
- October 2, 1950 – Ian McNeice, English actor
- November 18, 1950 – Michael Swanwick, American science fiction author