On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1951

Historical Events

  • "Kiss Me, Kate" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 1077 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

Walt Disney's animated musical film "Alice In Wonderland" released

Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony A. Williams, American politician, Mayor of the District of Columbia (1999-2007), born in Los Angeles County, California
  • Doug Collins, American basketball shooting guard (NBA All-Star 1976–79; Philadelphia 76ers), coach (Chicago, Detroit, Washington, Philadelphia) and broadcaster (CBS, NBC, TNT, TBS, ABC/ESPN), born in Christopher, Illinois
  • Greg Gluffria, rock keyboardist (House of Lords-Sahara), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Santiago Calatrava, Spanish architect (Milwaukee Art Museum), born in Valencia, Spain
1951 Highlights

About July 28, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo