What Happened on December 28, 1951

Historical Events

Davis Cup

Davis Cup Men's Tennis, White City, Sydney: Frank Sedgman outclasses Vic Seixas 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the deciding rubber as Australia beats US, 3-2 in Sydney to retain Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Buruma, Anglo-Dutch scholar and writer on Japan and the Far East.
  • Jacques Zimako, French soccer forward (13 caps; Saint-√Čtienne, Sochaux, Bastia), born in Lifou, New Caledonia (d. 2021)
  • Ken Pope, American NFL player, born in Galverton, Texas
Born in 1951
1951 Highlights

About December 28, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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