What Happened on August 21, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernhard Germeshausen, German bobsledder (Olympic gold x 4 GDR 1976, 80), born in Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany (d. 2022)
  • Char Margolis, American psychic medium and Dutch TV star, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Eric Goles, Chilean mathematician and computer scientist, born in Antofagasta, Chile
  • Glenn Hughes, British bassist and vocalist (Finders Keepers, 1965-69; Trapeze, 1969-73, 1991-94: Deep Purple, 1973-76), born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • Harry Smith, TV co-anchor (CBS Morning Show), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • John Stearns, American baseball catcher (MLB All Star 1977, 79, 80, 82; New York Mets), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2022)
  • Margo Kane, Canadian playwright, born in Edmonton, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Constant Lambert, English composer (Rio Grande), dies at 45
1951 Highlights

About August 21, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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