October 6, 1951 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stalin proclaims USSR has atomic bomb

Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
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 food manufacturer (b. 1860)