What Happened on August 16, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Bibb, American blues singer-songwriter, born in NYC, New York
  • Richard Hunt, American puppeteer (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Du Yuesheng, Chinese mob boss, dies at 62
  • Louis Jouvet, French actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise), dies from a heart attack at 63
1951 Highlights

About August 16, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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