On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1951

Day of the Week: Thursday

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 and songwriter (E Street Band), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

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