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, West Indian cricket fast bowler (47 Tests, 202 wickets, BB 7/54; Hampshire CCC, Leeward Islands, Leicestershire CCC), born in Urlings Village, Antigua
  • Gegham Grigorian, Armenian operatic tenor, and artistic director (Yerevan Opera, 2000-07), born in Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union (d. 2016)
  • Stevie "Keys" Roseman, American session and touring rock keyboardist (Journey), born in Oakland, California
Born in 1951

Famous Divorces

Elizabeth Taylor

English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor's 1st divorce from American hotel heir Conrad Hilton Jr. after nearly 9 months of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • James Bridie [Osborne Henry Mavor], Scottish dramatist, dies at 63

About January 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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