On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Victor Borge Show" debuts on NBC TV
  • Dick Button wins US skating title for 6th time
  • Largest purse to date in horse racing, $144,323, won by Great Circle

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tennessee Williams' "Rose Tattoo" premieres in NYC

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugenijus Riabovas, Lithuanian football manager
  • Felipe Munoz, Mexican 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)