On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1951

Historical Events

  • UN arm forces reach Pyongyang Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Leese, American guitarist, record producer, and musical director (Heart), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jonathan Hogan, actor (House on Carroll St), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Liz Phillips, American composer, born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Person of interestMike Weaver

Mike Weaver, American WBA World Heavyweight Champion, born in Gatesville, Texas

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Richard Thomas, American actor (John Boy - The Waltons, Last Summer, Johnny Belinda), born in NYC, New York
  • Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd, Swedish actor (Breaking the Waves), born in Gothenburg, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Chifley, Australian politician and the 16th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1945-49), dies of a heart attack at 65
1951 Highlights

About June 13, 1951

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini