On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1951

Historical Events

  • "Broker Special" train crashes in Woodbridge NJ, killing 84

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Radio commentator Paul Harvey arrested for trying to sneak into Argonne National Laboratory, a nuclear test site located 20 miles (32 km) west of Chicago

ABC Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey
ABC Radio Broadcaster
Paul Harvey
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site Argonne Atomic Lab (Ill), to demonstrate lax in security

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Villeret, French film actor, born in Loches, France (d. 2005)
  • Marco Antônio, Brazilian footballer, born in Santos, Brazil
  • Margo [Margeret Catherine O'Donnell], Irish singer, born in County Donegal, Ireland
  • Maria Christina, Belgian princess & daughter of Leopold III, born in Brussels, Belgium
1951 Highlights

About February 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius