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February 25, 1950 (Saturday)
- NBC premiered a 90-minute comedy variety show that was telecast live every Saturday night, with a different guest host each week and a regular cast of comedians. The program, originally called Saturday Night Revue was soon called Your Show of Shows.
- The final issue of Great Britain's The Strand Magazine reached newsstands, after publishing monthly since 1894. The Strand had introduced the Sherlock Holmes stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as the H.G. Wells' novel The First Men in the Moon.
- Born: Neil Jordan, Irish film director, writer, and producer (The Crying Game), in Sligo; and Néstor Kirchner, 51st President of Argentina 2003-2007, in Río Gallegos (d. 2010)
- Died: George Minot, 64, American physician, 1934 Nobel Prize laureate; and Nikolai Luzin, 66, Soviet mathematician