On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Edie McClurg, American actress (Cinderella-1985, Hogan Family), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Terry Davis, American actress (Stacey Winthrop-Another World), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPhilippe Pétain

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

French General Philippe Pétain
French General
Philippe Pétain
  • Robert Flaherty, American filmmaker and the father of documentary film (Nanook of North), dies at 67