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February 2, 1950 (Thursday)
- The French Assembly approved the Saigon Convention, granting sovereignty and promising eventual independence to the State of Vietnam, under the leadership of former Emperor Bao Dai.
- Died: Constantin Carathéodory, 74, Greek mathematician
Admiral Sherman replied to Commandant Cates letter of 12 January 1950, with a short statement today:
"The importance of the assault helicopter program to the Marine Corps is recognized. Consideration of this problem by various OpNav Divisions and BuAer Branches is necessary and is being undertaken ."