What Happened on September 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st color telecast of football game on network, Philadelphia (CBS)
  • Emile Zatopek runs world record 20,000 m & 10 mile
  • S B Nicholson discovers 12th satellite of Jupiter

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ©s Caicedo, Colombian writer (d. 1977)
  • David Murray, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper)
  • Maureen Caird, Australian hurdler

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (2006-10,2014-), born in Santiago

President of Chile Michelle Bachelet
President of Chile
Michelle Bachelet
  • Mike Enriquez, Philippine broadcaster

Famous Deaths

  • Bradley Barker, American silent actor and film director, dies at 68
  • Thomas Cahill, American soccer coach (b. 1864)