What Happened on September 17, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Borscht Capades" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 90 performances
  • Romanian bishop A Pacha of Timisoara sentenced to 18 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Cassandra Peterson, [Elvira], KS, actress (Echo Park, Elvira)

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Yancey, American pianist (b. 1898)