On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Johncrowe Ransom
  • Fidel Castro is ejected from a Winter League baseball game after hitting a batter

Famous Birthdays

  • Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Eastwood Lane, American composer, dies at 71
  • Karl Nessler, inventor of the perm (b. 1872)