On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

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