On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayako Okamoto, Japanese golfer (US Open 1987 runner-up, 17 LPGA Tour titles), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Moriteru Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist, born in Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • Simon Barere, Russian pianist, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54 while performing Grieg's Piano Concerto at Carnegie Hall
1951 Highlights

About April 2, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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