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), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • David Briggs, Australian rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help Is On Its Way), 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? 69 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius