October 6, 1951 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joseph Stalin proclaims the Soviet Union has the atomic bomb

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Deaths in History

  • Henry Gurney, British high commissioner to Malaya, assassinated
  • Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)
  • Will Keith Kellogg, American cereal manufacturer (Kellogg's cereal brand), dies at 91