On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1951

Historical Events

  • "Peter Pan" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • US begins 126 nuclear tests at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Downey, Irish rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Scott Lane, American actor (Gary-McKeever & the Colonel), born in NYC, New York
  • Seth Justman, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Washington, D.C.
1951 Highlights

About January 27, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius