On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1951

Historical Events

  • -35°F (-37°C), Greensburg, Indiana (state record until 1994)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Alphonso Johnson, American jazz bassist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ken Bruce, Scottish broadcaster (The Ken Bruce Show), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Kim Zimmer, actress (Guiding Light, Doctors, One Life to Live), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
1951 Highlights

About February 2, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius