What Happened on July 3, 1951

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Oakmont GC: Sam Snead beats Walter Burkemo, 7 & 6 for his 3rd PGA C'ship title

Famous Birthdays

Jean-Claude DuvalierJean-Claude Duvalier (1951-2014)

Haitian dictator and deposed Haitian president-for-life (1971-86) infamous for his brutality, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  • Mike Corby, British guitarist and keyboardist (The Babys- "Every Time I Think Of You"), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England

Richard HadleeRichard Hadlee (71 years old)

New Zealand cricket all-rounder (86 Tests, 3,124 runs, 431 wickets, 2 x 100, HS 151no; Canterbury, Nottinghamshire), born in Christchurch, Canterbury


Born in 1951

Famous Weddings

Maya Angelou

Author Maya Angelou (23) weds Thomas J. Angelos

1951 Highlights

About July 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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