What Happened on January 23, 1951

Historical Events

  • 3rd Emmy Awards: Alan Young Show, Alan Young and Gertrude Berg win

Famous Birthdays

Chesley SullenbergerChesley Sullenberger (72 years old)

American pilot (successfully executed emergency landing US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River), born in Denison, Texas

  • Margaret Johnson Bailes, American 4x100 runner (Olympic gold 1968), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Michael R. Matz, American horse trainer & equestrian (Olympic silver 1996), born in Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Born in 1951
1951 Highlights

About January 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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