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1950Mother Teresa founds Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India

Historical Events in 1950 on the 26th
Date Event
Jan 26
India becomes a republic, ceasing to be a British dominion 
Feb 26
Leonard Bernstein's "Age of Anxiety," premieres in NYC 
Apr 26
Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run 
Apr 26
U of Miami ends William & Mary straight tennis match victories at 82 
Jun 26
Pres Gottwald of Czech confirms Milada Horakova's death sentence 
Jul 26
Dodgers' Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game 
Jul 26
KNIL (Royal Dutch East Indies Army) unites 
Aug 26
39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1) 
Sep 26
Because of forest fire in Br Columbia, blue moon appears in England 
Sep 26
Phils pitcher Jim Konstanty makes record 71st appearance of year 
Sep 26
UN troops in Korean War recapture South Korean capital of Seoul 
Oct 26
Robert McClure sights the fabled Northwest Passage for the first time (from Banks Island towards Melville Island) 
Oct 26
630 Dutch volunteers depart for Korea 
Oct 26
Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodger president 
Oct 26
Mother Teresa founds Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India 
Oct 26
South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary 
Nov 26
China enters Korean conflict, sends troops across Yalu River 
Dec 26
Gillette & Mutual buy All Star & World Series rights ($6M for 6 yrs) 
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