On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Jordan, Scottish soccer forward (52 caps; Leeds, Manchester United) and manager (Bristol City, Hearts, Stoke City), born in Cleland, Scotland
  • Ken Knox, American singer-songwriter (Chairmen of the Board), born in Charleston, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Drummond, British 1st Secretary-General of the League of Nations (1919-33), dies at 75
  • MarĂ­a Grever, Mexican-American composer ("What A Difference A Day Makes" / "Cuando vuelva a tu lado"), dies at 66
1951 Highlights

About December 15, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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