Historical events have been documented through the use of newspapers for centuries, gathering the important events that have occurred throughout the years. Some of the important events that took place in the year 1950 was the creation of the first hydrogen bomb by the United States, the formation of the European broadcasting Union, the discovery of californium, the celebration of the 100th anniversary of California, the end of the diplomatic isolation of Spain, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 1, 1950
The formation of the International Police Association occurs, and it becomes the largest police organization.
January 6, 1950
The People's Republic of China is welcomed by the United Kingdom.
January 12, 1950
The boundary of the United States is guaranteed by the "Perimeter Speech" given by the State Dean Acheson during the Cold War.
January 31, 1950
Responding to the detonation of the first atomic bomb by the Soviet Union, the creation of a hydrogen bomb is initiated by President Truman.
February 12, 1950
The formation of the European Broadcasting Union occurs.
February 12, 1950
A warning of nuclear war is presented by Albert Einstein in an effort to prevent mutual destruction.
February 14, 1950
A mutual defense treaty is signed by both the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China.
February 15, 1950
Hollywood, California holds the first premiere of Cinderella, Walt Disney's 12th animated film.
March 17, 1950
Element 98 is announced as "californium" by a research group at the University of California at Berkeley.
April 14, 1950
The United States National Security Council demonstrates the NSC-68.