On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1951

Historical Events

  • Most expensive US hailstorm ($1.5M crop damage & $14M property-Kansas)
  • Treacherous British diplomats Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean flee to USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Michèle Mouton, French race car driver

Famous Deaths

  • Armin Knab, German composer (Wunderhorn), dies at 70
1951 Highlights

About June 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer