On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1951

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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 country-rockabilly guitarist (Snuff - "Bad, Bad, Billy")
1951 Highlights

About April 11, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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