What Happened on August 17, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 18th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 33, All-Stars 0 (92,180)
  • Hurricane winds drive 6 ships ashore, Kingston, Jamaica

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Robert Joy, actor (Big Shots, Suicide Club), born in Montreal, Quebec