On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • St Louis Browns sign pitcher Satchel Paige, 45

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas, saxophonist (Kool & Gang-Celebration)
  • Jay Inslee, (Rep-D-Washington)
  • Penny Peyser, American actress (Rich Man Poor Man, Knots Landing), born in Irvington, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Eddy Duchin, American pianist and bandleader (Eddy Duchin Orchestra), dies of acute myelogenous leukemia at 41