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May 14, 1950 (Sunday)
- The "first genuinely free elections" in the history of Turkey took place, with the Democrat Party of Adnan Menderes capturing 396 of the 487 seats in the General Assembly, and bringing an end to the rule of Ismet Inonu and the Republican People's Party, who had only 68 seats.
- Joseph Stalin replied to Mao Zedong, confirming that he had given Kim Il-sung the okay to "unify" Korea, but added, "If Chinese comrades do not agree, then we have to resolve this question."
- Died: Johnstown, 14, American racehorse, winner of 1939 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes