1950

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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Years:
1950 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1950
MCML
Ab urbe condita 2703
Armenian calendar 1399
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԹ
Assyrian calendar 6700
Bahá'í calendar 106–107
Balinese saka calendar 1871–1872
Bengali calendar 1357
Berber calendar 2900
British Regnal year 14  Geo. 6   15  Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2494
Burmese calendar 1312
Byzantine calendar 7458–7459
Chinese calendar 己丑(Earth  Ox)
4646 or 4586
     to 
庚寅年 (Metal  Tiger)
4647 or 4587
Coptic calendar 1666–1667
Discordian calendar 3116
Ethiopian calendar 1942–1943
Hebrew calendar 5710–5711
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2006–2007
 - Shaka Samvat 1871–1872
 - Kali Yuga 5050–5051
Holocene calendar 11950
Igbo calendar 950–951
Iranian calendar 1328–1329
Islamic calendar 1369–1370
Japanese calendar Shōwa 25
(昭和25年)
Javanese calendar 1881–1882
Juche calendar 39
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4283
Minguo calendar ROC 39
民國39年
Nanakshahi calendar 482
Thai solar calendar 2493
Tibetan calendar 阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
2076 or 1695 or 923
     to 
阳金虎年
(male Iron-Tiger)
2077 or 1696 or 924

1950 ( MCML ) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar , the 1950th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 950th year of the 2nd millennium , the 50th year of the 20th century , and the 1st year of the 1950s decade.

Contents

Events

January

January 14: Mount Lamington erupts in New Guinea.

February

March

April

May

June

June 25: Korean War begins.

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

Victoria Principal
Juan Gabriel
Alec Jeffreys
Debbie Allen
Billy Ocean
Richard Dean Anderson

February

Morgan Fairchild
Peter Gabriel
Cybill Shepherd
Julie Walters
Néstor Kirchner

March

Karen Carpenter
Rick Perry
Charles Krauthammer
William H. Macy
William Hurt
Martin Short

April

Agnetha Fältskog
David Cassidy
Ron Perlman
Jay Leno

May

Googoosh
Jeremy Paxman
Danny Kirwan
Stevie Wonder
Mark Mothersbaugh

June

Nouri al-Maliki

July

Philip Craven
Viktor Yanukovych
Richard Branson
Frank Stallone

August

Ernesto Samper
Anne, Princess Royal

September

Phil McGraw
Julie Kavner
Joe Perry
Bill Murray

October

Jakaya Kikwete
Tom Petty
John Candy

November

Ed Harris

December

Joan Armatrading
Leonard Maltin
Wendie Malick
María Antonieta de las Nieves

Date unknown

Deaths

Deaths
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

George Orwell
Alan Hale, Sr.
Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

February

Karl Seitz

March

Albert François Lebrun
Heinrich Mann
Alexandru Vaida-Voevod
Leon Blum

April

Recep Peker
Reverend Franciscus Janssens

May

Gavrilo V, Serbian Patriarch
Alfonso Quiñónez Molina

June

Kazys Grinius
Melitta Bentz
Metropolitan Theophilus Pashkovsky

July

Antonie Nedošinská
William Lyon Mackenzie King

August

Tadeusz Tomaszewski
Arturo Alessandri

September

Jan Smuts

October

Miguel Mariano Gómez
King Gustaf V of Sweden

November

Kuniaki Koiso
Hryhorij Lakota
Abdul Hamid Karami

December

Peter Fraser
Enrico Mizzi
Karl Renner

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

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