On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday

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