What Happened on July 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

PGA Championship, Oakmont GC: Sam Snead beats Walter Burkemo 7 & 6 for his 3rd PGA Championship title

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJean-Claude Duvalier

Jean-Claude Duvalier [Baby Doc], Deposed Haitian president-for-life (1971-86), born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (d. 2014)

President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier
President of Haiti
Jean-Claude Duvalier
  • Mike Corby [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)

Person of interestRichard Hadlee

Sir Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (86 Tests, 3,124 runs, 431 wickets), born in Christchurch, New Zealand

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Author Maya Angelou (23) weds Thomas J. Angelos

Author, Poet and Activist Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Activist
Maya Angelou