On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Davis, American pianist, Pulitzer Prize winning composer (The Central Park Five; X), and professor of music (University of California), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Edward Albert, American actor (Falcon Crest - "Jeff"; Butterflies are Free), born in Los Angeles, California

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown, British Labour Prime Minister (2007–10), born in Giffnock, Scotland

  • Kathy Baillie, American country vocalist (Baille Boys-Oh Heart), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Patrice Fisher, American jazz, pop, and Celtic harpist, and teacher, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Phil Neal, English soccer defender (50 caps; Liverpool 455 games) and manager (Bolton Wanderers, Coventry City, Cardiff City), born in Irchester, England
  • Randy California [Wolfe], American guitarist (Spirit - "I Got a Line on You"; "Taurus"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Brockway, American composer, dies at 80
1951 Highlights

About February 20, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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