What Happened on May 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Gil McDougald ties major league record with 6 RBIs in 1 inning
  • NY Yankee Gil McDougald is 5th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (9th)
  • Royal Festival Hall opens in London
  • The Festival of Britain opens.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Cross, American singer-songwriter ("Arthur's Theme"), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Christopher Cross, [Geppert], Texas, singer (Sailing, Arthur's Theme)
  • Tatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer