On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1951

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The African Queen", directed by John Huston and based on the 1935 novel of the same name, starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, is released in LA, California (Academy Awards Best Actor 1952)


Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Skinner, British DJ
1951 Highlights

About December 26, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn