On This Day

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

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
1951 Highlights

About August 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo