On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1951

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Composer Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland
  • 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? 68 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius