On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1951

Historical Events

  • Armed uprising in Ambonezen Camp Middelburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Jemeel Moondoc, American improvisational jazz saxophonist (Ensemble Muntu; Jus Grew Orchestra), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • John Jarratt, Australian actor, director and producer (Picnic at Hanging Rock), born in Wollongong, Australia
1951 Highlights

About August 5, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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