On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Gold, American singer-songwriter, and record producer ("Lonely Boy"; "Thank You for Being a Friend" , born in Burbank, California (d. 2011)
  • Burgess Owens, American politician (Rep-R-Utah) and football player, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2016)
  • Joe Lynn Turner [Linquito], American hard rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Fandango; Rainbow), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Per Westerberg, Swedish politician (Speaker of the Riksdag), born in Nyk√∂ping, Sweden
1951 Highlights

About August 2, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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