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1950

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s  1970s  1980s
Years: 1947 1948 194919501951 1952 1953
1950 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1950
MCML
Ab urbe condita 2703
Armenian calendar 1399
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԹ
Assyrian calendar 6700
Bahá'í calendar 106–107
Bengali calendar 1357
Berber calendar 2900
British Regnal year 14 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 1872–1873
 - Kali Yuga 5051–5052
Holocene calendar 11950
Igbo calendar 950–951
Iranian calendar 1328–1329
Islamic calendar 1369–1370
Japanese calendar Shōwa 25
(昭和25年)
Juche calendar 39
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4283
Minguo calendar ROC 39
民國39年
Thai solar calendar 2493

1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter A), 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. It is also the index year, or year 0, that scientists use for Before Present figures.

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References

  1. ^ Christopher Andrew, Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5 (Random House Digital, 2009), pp. 387-88
  2. ^ "Year by Year 1950" – History Channel International
  3. ^ Kynaston, David (2007). Austerity Britain 1945-51. London: Bloomsbury. p. 385.  
  4. ^ "1950: Government falls as Belgians vote for king". BBC News. March 18, 1950. 
  5. ^ Marian S. Mazgaj, Church and State in Communist Poland: A History, 1944-1989 (McFarland, 2010) pp. 55-56
  6. ^ McGregor, P. M. J. (June 3, 1978). "The History of No 2 Squadron, SAAF, in the Korean War". Military History Journal (The South African Military History Society) 4 (3).  
  7. ^ "Historic Earthquakes: Assam - Tibet", USGS.gov
  8. ^ Pelletier, Joseph (1983). The Sun Danced at Fatima. New York: Doubleday. pp. 150, 151. 
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