What Happened on April 11, 1951

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Angleton, American socialite and murder victim (d. 1997)
  • Glyn Shaw, Welsh rugby union prop (12 caps; Neath RFC), and rugby league prop (7 caps Wales, 1 GB; Widnes RLFC, Wigan RLFC), born in Rhigos, Wales (d. 2022)
  • 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")
Born in 1951
1951 Highlights

About April 11, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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