On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1951

Historical Events

Historic Event

Ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana MarĂ­a Shua, Argentine poet
  • Paul Carrack, English rock singer (Ace - "How Long"; Mike + The Mechanics - "The Living Years"; Squeeze - "Tempted"), born in Sheffield, England

Famous Deaths

  • Horace Donisthorpe, British entomologist, dies at 81
  • Stanley Ridges, British-born actor (possessed, Sgt York, Mr Ace), dies at 59
1951 Highlights

About April 22, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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