On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 4th Cannes Film Festival: "Miss Julie" directed by Alf Sjoberg and "Miracle in Milan" directed by Vittorio De Sica jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
  • Velsen city council demands investigation of police collaborators

Famous Birthdays

  • Luther Vandross, American rock vocalist (Dance with my Father), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1873)