On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1951

Historical Events

  • Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket reaches 1,992 kph
  • US Viking rocket reaches 210 km height (record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Hall, American swimmer (Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
1951 Highlights

About August 7, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

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