On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1951

Historical Events

  • 1st jet passenger trip made

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Maurice Richard scores his 16th career hat trick in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-0 win over NY Rangers to bring his career total to 274 goals; passes Howie Morenz as NHL's #2 all-time leading goal scorer

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard
  • UN headquarters opens in Manhattan NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathleen Bradley, American model (Price is Right), born in Girard, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Athos Palma, Argentine composer, dies at 59
  • Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (known as the founding father of modern physics research in Japan), dies at 60
  • [Harry] Sinclair Lewis, American writer (Nobel Prize in Literature 1930), dies from advanced alcoholism at 65
1951 Highlights

About January 10, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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