On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1951

Historical Events

  • The National Museum of Racing opens in Congress Park at Saratoga Springs, N.Y
  • Typhoon floods kill 4,800 in Manchuria

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Hicks, American actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play), born in NYC, New York
  • Daryl Somers, Australian television personality
1951 Highlights

About August 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo