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 (Here's Lucy - "Kim": The Jazz Singer), and singer, born in Los Angeles, California
1951 Highlights

About July 17, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer