What Happened on April 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Christopher Fry's "Sleep of Prisoners" premieres in Oxford

Famous Birthdays

  • Gwen Welles, US actress (Desert Hearts, Nashville)
  • Mel Schacher, MI, bassist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress and singer Doris Day (29) marries producer Martin Melcher (35) in Burbank

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes C Kielstra, Dut economist/gov (Suriname 1933-44), dies at 72