On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st battery to convert radioactive energy to electricity announced

Famous Birthdays

  • Fermin Goytisolo, American musician (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It)
  • Michael Allen Bantom, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Tom Hamilton, American rock bassist (Aerosmith-Dream On), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Maxim M Litvinov, [Meyer H Wallach], Russian diplomat, dies at 75
  • Philipp Abraham Kohnstamm, Dutch philosopher and physicist, dies at 76