What Happened on August 3, 1951

Historical Events

  • William H Jackson ends term as deputy director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Schlegel, German astronaut (STS 55), born in Ɯberlingen, Germany
  • Johnny Graham, American guitarist and singer (Earth Wind & Fire), born in Louisville, Kentucky

Marcel DionneMarcel Dionne (71 years old)

Canadian NHL center (LA Kings, NY Rangers), born in Drummondville, Quebec


Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

  • Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket-keeper (Test for England 1910), dies
1951 Highlights

About August 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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