On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1951

Historical Events

  • "Borscht Capades" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 90 performances
  • 16th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 25-7 in Birmingham

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Don Hutson's has his #14 jersey retired by the Green Bay Packers; first number retired in the history of the franchise

First NFL Wide Receiver in History Don Hutson
First NFL Wide Receiver in History
Don Hutson
  • Philadelphia Eagles set NFL record of 25 1st-downs rushing in 35-21 win over Washington Redskins at Griffith Stadium
1951 Highlights

About December 2, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius