What Happened on January 12, 1951

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles TKOs Lee Oma in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Althouse, American law professor, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Bill Madlock, American MLB baseball third baseman, 3X All-Star, 4X NL Batting Title (Chicago Cubs; Pittsburgh Pirates and 4 other teams), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Chris Bell, American rock guitarist (Big Star - "In The Street"), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1978)
  • Drew Pearson, American Pro Football HOF wide receiver (Super Bowl 1977; Pro Bowl, First-team All-Pro 1974, 76, 77; Dallas Cowboys), born in South River, New Jersey
  • Kirstie Alley, American Emmy Award-winning actress (Cheers - "Rebecca"; Look Who's Talking; Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 2022) [1]
  • Larry Hoppens, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Orleans - "Still the One"; "Dance With Me"), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2012)

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh (1951-2021)

American conservative political talk radio personality, born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Born in 1951
1951 Highlights

About January 12, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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