What Happened on July 23, 1951

Famous Birthdays

  • Edie McClurg, American actress (Cinderella-1985, Hogan Family), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Glen Weir, Canadian Football Hall of Fame defensive lineman (Grey Cup 1974, 77 Montreal Alouettes; CFL All-Star 1975, 77), born in London, Ontario (d. 2023)
  • Terry Davis, American actress (Stacey Winthrop-Another World), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain (1856-1951)

French marshal and Chief of the French State (1940-44), dies at 95

  • Robert Flaherty, American filmmaker and the father of documentary film (Nanook of North), dies at 67
1951 Highlights

About July 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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