On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1951

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Harry Truman asks Congress to formally end state of war with Germany

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Cooper, American actor (Thousand Pieces of Gold, Matewan), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Eugeniusz Knapik, Polish pianist and classical music composer (Islands; Up Into The Silence), born in Ruda Śląska, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Heilmann, American baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit), dies at 56
  • Jorgen Bentzon, Danish composer, dies at 54
1951 Highlights

About July 9, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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