This was a very slow day for news in the '50s. The only thing of national importance that I could find was baseball's American League approved the move of the St. Louis Browns to Baltimore, where they became the Baltimore Orioles.
Born on this date - merchant/store founder James Cash [J. C. ] Penney (1823), radio/TV producer/host Allen Funt (1914), actress Lauren Bacall (1924), jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd (1925), blues singer B.B. King (1925), actor Peter Falk (1927), actor Jack Kelly (1927), actress Anne Francis (1932) and basketball star Elgin Baylor (1934).
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