On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Gross, American guitarist (Sha Na Na, 1969-70), and singer-songwriter ("Shannon"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • John Philip Abizaid, U.S. Army General, former CENTCOM commander

Famous Deaths

  • Clement D'Hooghe, Belgian composer, dies at 51
1951 Highlights

About April 1, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries