1950 Historical Events

San Francisco, 1950
The 49ers win only three games in their NFL debut.

California, 1950
Richard M. Nixon wins a seat in the U.S. Senate after alleging that his opponent, Helen Douglas, is "pro-communist."

United States, 1950
The House and the Senate, concerned over the potential number of representatives, engage in fierce political debates over the adoption of Alaska and Hawaii as states.


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