On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1951

Historical Events

Music History

Aaron Copland's and Jerome Robbins' ballet "The Pied Piper" premieres in New York City

  • Mir Waiz Maulvi Muhammad Yusouf is appointed President of Azad Kashmir Government
  • Superheated gasses roll down Mount Catarman, Philippines, killing 500 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Rossington, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington-Collins Band)), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Patricia Wettig, American actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Pedro Salinas, Spanish writer (Generation of 1927), dies at 61
1951 Highlights

About December 4, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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