On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1951

Historical Events

  • Leopold III, King of the Belgians, abdicates in favour of his son Boudouin I
  • Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts, is chartered

Famous Birthdays

  • Lucie Arnaz, American actress and singer (Here's Lucy-Kim: The Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California
1951 Highlights

About July 17, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer