On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bill Veeck (Cleveland Indians) sends Eddie Gaedel, a 3'7" little person, to pinch-hit

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer
  • John Deacon, British pop-rock guitarist (Queen), born in Leicester, England
  • Lillian Müller Norwegian model, actress and Playboy playmate (Aug, 1975, Playmate of the Year 1976), born in Grimstad, Norway
  • Randi Oakes, Randalia Iowa, actress (Officer Bonnie Clark-CHiPs)