On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrzej Krzanowski, Polish classical composer and accordionist (The Wind Carries the Echo Across a Wood Clearing), born in Bielsko-Biała, Poland (d. 1990)
  • John Teerlinck, American NFL defensive end (SD Chargers) and coach (annual award for NFL best defensive line coach named after him), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Sadiq Hidajat, Persian writer (Hadji Aga), dies at 48
  • Vilhelm F K Bjerknes, Norwegian/US physicist/meteorology, dies at 89
1951 Highlights

About April 9, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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