On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1951

Historical Events

  • "The Wild Side of Life" single recorded by Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley Boys (Billboard Song of the Year 1952)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe DiMaggio announces his retirement from baseball

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Cochran, American skier (Olympics 1972), born in Claremont, New Hampshire
1951 Highlights

About December 11, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius