On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Gold, American rocker (Lonely Boy), born in Burbank, California (d. 2011)
  • 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? 69 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo