What Happened on July 6, 1951

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal Portrush GC: Englishman Max Faulkner wins by 2 strokes from Antonio Cerdá of Argentina
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Dick Savitt wins his only Wimbledon title beating Ken McGregor of Australia 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

Geoffrey Rush (72 years old)

Australian actor (Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech), born in Toowoomba, Queensland

Born in 1951

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Hüttel, Czech composer, dies at 57

About July 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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