What Happened on December 5, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, Belgian artist
  • Morgan Brittany, [Suzanne Cupito], LA Cal, actress (Katherine-Dallas)
  • Thomas Warren Purtzer, PGA golfer (1977 Glen Campbell), born in Des Moines, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies
  • Abanindranath Tagore, Indian writer (b. 1871)