On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1951

Historical Events

  • "17" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Whitemarsh Valley CC: Patty Berg defeats Pat O'Sullivan, 2-up in the final

Famous Birthdays

  • Nils Lofgren, American guitarist, singer-songwriter, accordionist (Neil Young; Grin; E Street Band, since 1984), and tap dancer, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer, dies at 83
1951 Highlights

About June 21, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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