Wednesday 1 November 1950
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Dark City, directed by William Dieterle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Robert B Laughlin: American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate.
- Dan Peck: Panama City, Florida -- Rock vocalist / guitarist (America).
- Tony Hymphris: Political activist.
- Mitch Kapor: American computer programmer and businessman founded Lotus Software and Electronic Frontier Foundation.
- Robert Laughlin: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Dan Peek: American singe-songwriter and guitarist (America) (d. 2011)
- Griselio Torresola: Attempted to assassinate President Truman, shot dead.
- Puerto Rican nationalists Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate US President Harry S. Truman at Blair House.
- Pope Pius XII claims Papal Infallibility when he formally defines the dogma of the Assumption of Mary.
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