On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1951

Historical Events

  • "La Vie Commence Demain" the 1st X-rated movie, depicting artificial insemination, opens in London
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Bilbray, American politician
  • Gordon Prentice, British MP
  • Leonid Konstantinovich Kadenyuk, Kkishkov Ukraine, astronaut (STS 87)
  • William "Billy Bass" Nelson Jr, American funk-rock-soul bassist (Funkadelic), born in Plainfield, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Finnish general and 6th President of Finland (1944-46), dies at 83
1951 Highlights

About January 28, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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