What Happened on June 2, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Evangelii praecones

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Flett, Scottish rock guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Thin Lizzy), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Gilbert Baker, American gay activist, designed the rainbow flag, born in Canute, Kansas (d. 2017)
  • Larry Clark Robinson, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens, Norris-77, 80)
  • Steve Brookins, rocker (.38 Special)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

"The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (45) weds UNESCO delegate Howland H. Sargeant

Actress Myrna Loy
Actress
Myrna Loy

Famous Deaths

  • Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher, dies at 83
  • John Erskine, American poet and writer (Private Life of Helen of Troy), dies at 71