On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1951

Historical Events

  • Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Anderson, English drummer (Cure), born in Essex, England
  • Bobby Stokes, English football player, born in Portsmouth, United Kingdom (d. 1995)
  • Charles S. Dutton, American actor (Alien 3, Crocodile Dundee 2, Roc), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Phil Collins, English drummer & singer (Genesis-Against All Odds), born in Chiswick, England
  • Trevor Laughlin, Australian cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79), born in Nyah West, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand Porsche, German automotive engineer (Volkswagen Beetle, Mercedes-Benz SS) and founder of the Porsche car company, dies at 75
1951 Highlights

About January 30, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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