What Happened on March 20, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Fujiyoshida, a city located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, in the center of the Japanese main island of HonshÅ« is founded.
  • Indonesian army offensive against Darul Islam on Java

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Smith, American author and media host
  • Guy Perry, rock guitarist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • Jimmie Vaughan, guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds)
  • Madan Lal, cricketer (Indian medium pacer in the 70's)
  • Tanya Boyd, actress (Celeste-Days of our Life), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Ingenhoven, composer, dies at 74
  • Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer, dies at 60