On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1951

Historical Events

  • Australia cricket all out 82 v West Indies at Adelaide

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles de Lint, Canadian sci-fi author (Moonhear, Mulengro, Yarrow), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, British peer and its 3rd richest person, born in Omagh, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Jan Stephenson, Australian golfer (3-time LPGA major winner; US Open 1983), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Powell Weaver, American composer, dies at 61
1951 Highlights

About December 22, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn