On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 Grosvenor, English 6th Duke of Westminster and wealthy landowner, 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