On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1951

Historical Events

  • "Where's Charley?" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Baseball signs 6 year All-Star pact for TV-radio rights for $6 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Roberts, cricketer (brilliant WI quickie with 202 wickets 74-84)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 1st divorce from hotel heir Conrad Hilton Jr


Famous Deaths

  • Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer, dies at 70
  • James Bridie [Osborne Henry Mavor], dramatist, dies
1951 Highlights

About January 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius