On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

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

Person of interestMarcel Dionne

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

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne

Famous Deaths

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