On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1951

Historical Events


Sport awardPGA Championship

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

Golfer Sam Snead
Golfer
Sam Snead

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJean-Claude Duvalier

Jean-Claude Duvalier "Baby Doc", Haitian dictator and deposed Haitian president-for-life (1971-86) infamous for his brutality, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (d. 2014)

Dictator and President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier
Dictator and President of Haiti
Jean-Claude Duvalier
  • Mike Corby, English guitarist and keyboardist (The Babys), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England

Person of interestRichard Hadlee

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

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Author Maya Angelou (23) weds Thomas J. Angelos

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

1951 Highlights

About July 3, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer