What Happened on July 29, 1951

Historical Events

  • 38th Tour de France won by Hugo Koblet of Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Driessen, American baseball player
  • Dean Pitchford, American songwriter ("Fame"; "Let's Hear It For The Boy"), and screenwriter (Footloose), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Deborah Pryce, American lawyer and politician (Rep-R-Ohio 1993-2009), born in Warren, Ohio
  • Nancie Banks (née Manzuk), American jazz singer (Charlie Byrd; Lionel Hampton) and big band leader, born in Morgantown, West Virginia (d. 2002)
1951 Highlights

About July 29, 1951

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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