What Happened on April 16, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75

Famous Birthdays

  • Bj√∂rgvin Halld√≥rsson, Icelandic singer
  • Ioan Mihai Cochinescu, Romanian writer and photographer
  • John Bentley, English bass guitarist (Fabulous Poodles), born in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England
  • Mordechai Ben David, Jewish singer
  • Pierre Toutain-Dorbec, French photographer

Famous Deaths

  • Emile Erens, Dutch hagiographer (Pastor of Ars), dies at 85