What Happened on April 7, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 105th Grand National: John Bullock aboard Nickel Coin wins

Sport awardGolf Major

15th Masters Golf Tournament: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 280

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Ben Hogan
  • American Bowling Congress begins 1st masters tournament
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Famous Birthdays

  • Janis Ian [Janis Eddy Fink], American singer-songwriter and folk musician (At Seventeen, Society's Child), born in NYC, New York
  • John Dittrich, Union NJ, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)