On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1951

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman relieves General Douglas McArthur of command in Korea

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Angleton, American socialite and murder victim (d. 1997)
  • James Patrick Kelly, American sci-fi author (Think Like a Dinosaur), born in Mineola, New York
  • Jim Holton, Scottish soccer defender (15 caps; Manchester United, Coventry City), born in Lesmahagow, Scotland (d. 1993)
  • Paul Fox, English musician and singer (The Ruts), born in United Kingdom (d. 2007)
  • Robbie House, American rocker (Snuff)
1951 Highlights

About April 11, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries