What Happened on April 5, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, atomic spies, sentenced to death

Alleged Soviet Spy Ethel Rosenberg
Alleged Soviet Spy
Ethel Rosenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Kamen, American inventor
  • Everett Morton, rocker (English Beat)
  • Roosevel Ferguson, Arkansas, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Rigby, dies at 72