What Happened on September 15, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Ziegfeld NYC after 740 performances
  • Emile Zatopek runs world record 20k (1:01:15.8)
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ingruentium Malorum

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Peter Sellers (26) weds actress Anne Howe in London, England

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

Famous Deaths

  • Jacinto Guerrero, composer, dies at 56