On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

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