What Happened on December 12, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoly Alyabyev, Russian biathlete (Olympic gold USSR 20km individual, 4 × 7.5km relay 1980), born in Danilkovo, Russia (d. 2022)
  • Caren Kaye, American actress (My Tutor, Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • Richard Davidson, American psychologist, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Steven Alan Hawley, American NASA astronaut (STS 41-D, 61-C, 31, 82), born in Ottawa, Kansas
Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey (1907-1951)

American jazz singer known as "The Queen of Swing" ("Rockin' Chair"; "Please Be Kind"; "Darn That Dream"), dies of heart failure at 44

1951 Highlights

About December 12, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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