On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1951

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestChesley Sullenberger

Chesley Sullenberger III, 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
1951 Highlights

About January 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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