On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1951

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana MarĂ­a Shua, Argentine poet
  • Paul Carrack, English musician and singer-songwriter (Ace, Mike + the Mechanics, Squeeze), 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? 69 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus