On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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