January 9 » New England Telephone and Telegraph installs the first battery-operated telephone switchboard in Lexington, Massachusetts.
March 25 » Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, departs Massillon, Ohio for Washington, D.C.
April 14 » The first ever commercial motion picture house opened in New York City using ten Kinetoscopes, a device for peep-show viewing of films.
June 24 » Marie François Sadi Carnot is assassinated by Sante Geronimo Caserio.
July 4 » The short-lived Republic of Hawaii is proclaimed by Sanford B. Dole.
September 15 » First Sino-Japanese War: Japan defeats Qing dynasty China in the Battle of Pyongyang.
The temperature on November 21, 1950 was between 5.9 °C and 7.8 °C and averaged 6.7 °C. There was 7.1 mm of rain during 7.5 hours. The average windspeed was 6 Bft (strong wind) and was prevailing from the south-southeast. Source: KNMI
January 13 » British submarine HMSTruculent collides with an oil tanker in the Thames Estuary, killing 64 men.
May 9 » Robert Schuman presents his proposal on the creation of an organized Europe, which according to him was 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.
May 19 » A barge containing munitions destined for Pakistan explodes in the harbor at South Amboy, New Jersey, devastating the city.
July 11 » Pakistan joins the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank.
August 20 » Korean War: United Nations repel an offensive by North Korean divisions attempting to cross the Nakdong River and assault the city of Taegu.
August 25 » President Harry Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize control of the nation's railroads to avert a strike.
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