On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1951

Historical Events

  • Mel Ott & Jimmie Foxx elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Hummell, American rock bassist (Big Star, 1971-73), born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • Christopher North, American rock keyboardist (Ambrosia - "The Biggest Part Of Me"), born in San Francisco, California
  • David Briggs, Australian rock guitarist (Little River Band, 1976-81 - "Lonesome Loser"), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech 400m/800m runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Golčův Jeníkov, Czechia
  • Walt Willey, American actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children), born in Ottawa, Illinois
1951 Highlights

About January 26, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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