On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1951

Historical Events

  • "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 performances

Historic Event

General Douglas MacArthur ends his military career

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Brown, American actor (Frederick Winterbourne-Daisy Miller), born in San Jose, California (d. 1978)
  • Jóannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (2004-08), born in Tvøroyri, Suðuroy
1951 Highlights

About April 19, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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