What Happened on March 7, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for 2nd time to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe
  • Lillian Hellman's "Autumn Garden" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)

Famous Deaths

  • Ali Razmara, Shah of Iran (1950-51), assassinated
  • Ivor Novello, British writer (Keep the Home Fires Burning), dies at 58
  • Shah Ali Razmara, of Iran, assassinated