On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1951

Historical Events

  • Viet Minh offensive against Hanoi
  • World's largest gas pipeline opens (Brownsville Texas, to 134th St, New York City)

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard "Rick" Thompson, American funk-disco guitarist (B. T. Express - "Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)")
1951 Highlights

About January 16, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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